Thursday, August 29, 2013

first Political Parties

Directions: correct the sentences below, in red.  There are misused and misspelled words; there is a missing semicolon and proper nouns that need to be capitalized.

The first political partys in the United States included the federalists & the democratic-republicans the federalists was led by alexander hamilton and the democratic-republicans was led by thomas jefferson.

suggested answer: 
The first political parties in the United States included the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans; the Federalists were led by Alexander Hamilton, and the Democratic Republicans were led by Thomas Jefferson.

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