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Department
Biochemistry
Course
BIOCH499A
Professor
Gail Amort- Larson
Semester
Winter

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Chapter 7 – Political Parties (page 152) Introduction - in Canada and the Us, people have become alienated from party politics - membership in political parties has dropped o choose to be involved in public interest groups instead - major parties focused on gaining and maintaining political power so compromise their principles to get support from voters or from their financial backers The Origin and Development of Political Parties - political party: an organization that has a central role in the competition for political power in legislative bodies and in governing - Cadre and Mass Parties o when right to vote started to expand, looked to notables (elite) who had money to support the party's candidates. o these were called cadre parties: a loosely organized party usually established by members of a legislative bod
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