When the Presidential Election comes every four years, the people of the United States begin to think about either Democrat or Republican. In all actuality, there are other parties to be thought of. One must look at all aspects of what someone is standing for and dig deep into the background of the candidate and party and see if their whole platform is what someone would want in office.
This project is being done to open the eyes of the students in the classroom and so that they may open the eyes of more people when elections come around. The researcher received a majority of her information off of the internet and from a publication from the libarary. This paper is strictly limited to the parties that were either involved or tried to be involved in the 1996 and 2000 Presidential Elections.
The researcher of this paper, has pulled all the parties existing or non existing anymore that either had a candidate or nominee or endorsed someone for the 1996 and 2000 Presidential Election.
The information that will be found is who and when was the party founded, are they still in existence, who did they endorse for each on of those elections and what do they stand for. This information is provided only if it was available.
This party is a small, very conservative, Christian party formed after a break from the American Independent party in 1972. Their 1996 candidate for President was anti-gay activist and attorney Diane Templin. The 2000 candidate was former GOP California State Senator Don Rogers. They are pro-life, pro-gun, anti-tax; they also advocate an end to farm price supports/subsidies, privatization of the US Postal Service, oppose federal involvement in education, support abolition of the Environmental Protection agency, support repeal of NAFTA, opposes minimum wage laws, oppose land use zoning regulations and opposes convening a Constitutional Convention. They also oppose the United... [continues]
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