About

This is an educational website that provides a brief historical overview of the development of political parties in the United States.

Created By: Alexander Atkinson. Truman State University ’16.

Questions can be emailed to: apa2384@truman.edu

Bibliography

Huckshorn, Robert J. 1984. Political Parties in America. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company: Monterey, California

Robinson, Edgar E. 1924. The Evolution of American Political Parties. Harcourt, Brace and Company: New York.

Schlesinger, Arthur M. 1973. History of U.S. Political Parties Volume I 1789-1860: From Factions to Parties. Chelsea House Publishers: New York.

Schlesinger, Arthur M. 1973. History of U.S. Political Parties Volume II 1860-1910: The Gilded Age of Politics. Chelsea House Publishers: New York.

All Images Credited To: The Library of Congress

 

Additional Links:

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/origins-and-functions-political-parties

http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study-guides/american-government/political-parties/the-development-of-political-parties