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Small coalitions based more on geography and class than on common economic intrests.

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Q: During the founding period of US history political parties could be best characterized as?
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Where are political parties found in the constitution?

No, it does not. There is no mention of political parties in the constitution, it is just how politics develops.

What were the political organizations not envisioned in the Constitution and considered dangerous to national unity by most of the Founding Fathers?

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Does the US Constitution require that there be two political parties?

The US Constitution does not provide for any specific number of political parties. This was one of the ways that the founding fathers created a Supreme Law of the land that would evolve with the needs the country encountered in the future.

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Generally, the Founding Fathers did not think that political parties were a good thing. One of their many worries was that people would prioritize what was best for their party, over what was best for the country.

What has the author Alistair Clark written?

Alistair Clark has written: 'Political parties in the UK' -- subject(s): Politics and government, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / General, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Elections, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Political Parties, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Democracy, Political parties, History

Why were political parties viewed as so dangerous by the founding fathers?

the framer believed that political parties were factions. a faction is usually a dissatisfied group formed within a larger group. the framers thought that factions might fight to promote the interest of their own members. they feared that the strongest faction would control the government. in such a case, government would not protect equal rights and interests of all the people. instead the government would promote the interests of the party in power.

What are the two main political parties of your country?

(in the US) Though there have been several political parties throughout this nation's history (and there may well be more in the future) the current leading political parties are The Democrat Party and The Republican Party.

Which institution developed outside the limits of the written constitution of the United states?

Political Parties.

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What has the author James H Hopkins written?

James H. Hopkins has written: 'A history of political parties in the United States' -- subject(s): Politics and government, Political parties