unit 6 republicans vs democrats

FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT: IM A DEMOCRAT please answer accoridingly.

Assignment – Compare and Contrast

As you’ve learned, there are two major political parties in the United States – Democrats and Republicans. Fill in the chart below with information about each party’s stance on the issue indicated. Use the internet and whatever resources you have available to you to find the correct information.

You can copy/paste this chart into a word processing program such as Microsoft Word and fill it in there, or you can recreate the table and fill it in that way.

Once you have completed the table, write a response (2-3 paragraphs) to answer this question:
Which of the two major parties do you most agree with? Why?





Stem Cell Research

Affirmative Action

Campaign Finance Reform

Death Penalty

Gun Control


Environmental Issues

Assisted Suicide

Gay Rights


Health Care Reform

Social Security Reform

Jobs and the Economy

Once you’ve completed this assignment, submit the completed table and your response to the question provided to your instructor.

Point value: 50 points

Grading Rubric:

  • Chart is accurately filled in – 20 points
  • A 2-3 paragraph reflection is included which explains which party the student most agrees with and uses at least 3 examples from the chart to defend the logic behind making this decision – 30 points


Posted in Uncategorized