What is a Political Party? Why only two political parties in

What is a Political Party? Why only two political parties in the US? What is the purpose of a political party/what is their function, and how does one join? Should there be more than two political parties in the US, why or why not? Why third parties and why have they not hung around?-Needs to be at least 1000 words-Needs to reference historic US figures (founding fathers, Madison’s warning against factionalism in Federalist Paper Number 10, etc.)-Does not need to be in essay format

What is a Political Party? Why only two political parties in

What is a Political Party? Why only two political parties in the US? What is the purpose of a political party/what is their function, and how does one join? Should there be more than two political parties in the US, why or why not? Why third parties and why have they not hung around?-Needs to be at least 1000 words-Needs to reference historic US figures (founding fathers, Madison’s warning against factionalism in Federalist Paper Number 10, etc.)-Does not need to be in essay format