Origin of Everything

Why Do We Have Political Parties?

Season 3 Episode 21 | 11m 11s  | Video has closed captioning.

John Adams warned us. George Washington begged us not to. Despite numerous warnings, here we are on the cusp of the 2020 election with two major parties locked in a perpetual struggle for power. Today Danielle looks at the emergence of the Federalists and Democratic-Republicans shortly after the United States's foundation and how these early parties evolved into the Two-Party System we know today.

Aired: 10/29/20

Rating: NR


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