U.S. main political parties

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
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Classify the words to indicate the symbol and the philosophy of each party

Democratic party

Republican party


Philosophy Favors "" positions, measures, the state, the struggle against , income taxes, intervention. Favors liberalism, enterprise, in social programs, government and cuts. Generally opposes and marriage Nickname: GOP = Grand Old Party
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