POL110 Make-up Work
Minimum two (2) paragraphs for each question.
Week 5 – Chapter 7: Political Parties and Interest Groups George Wallace said of the two major political parties, “There was not a dime’s worth of difference between them.” To what was he referring? Does his observation still hold true? Week 8 – Chapter 9: Congress Special interests have great influence over Congress because they support individual
members dependent on special interest. Has this relationship caused Congress to become
polarized as individual members stake out opposing positions reflecting the policy and
positions of rival interest groups? Use the opposing camps regarding gun control or birth
control to demonstrate how the rivalry of these interest groups results in polarization