What is the role of political parties in the United States? http://wps.prenhall.com/hss_berman_democracy_4/7/1858/475893.cw/index.html
Directory of Political Parties in the United States and their Descriptions. http://www.politics1.com/parties.htm
Why are the Republicans also called the GOP (Grand Old Party)?
New York State Conservative Party - http://www.cpnys.org/
New York State Independence Party http://ipny.org/platform.html
What does the political left or right of Center on the spectrum mean?
The political spectrum is a term for a range of political ideas from different parties. It is used for the majority parties. The ideas to the left are called "Liberal" and also, Democratic ideas. the ideas to the right are called "Conservative" and also, Republican ideas.
How did the Elephant and Donkey Become Symbols of the Republican and Democratic Parties?