Researching Third Parties in the American Political System
Researching third parties in the American political system involves researching both politics and history. It could also involve other fields like statistics (e.g. polling and demographics), economics, sociology, anthropology, and psychology.
Start with Credo for a mind map search that links to good books for general overview articles to get a sense of the topic. If the link on this page doesn't work for you, go to the library's home page and click the Credo Link at the bottom of the page.
Other helpful resources we will cover in your library visit are:
A huge collection of reference books that include books on politics. No need to read them all, just search like any online resource, and save or print the book pages that you need. Try search for "third party candidate" and then start looking at the suggested subjects and decades on the right. Also try the name of a specific party like "Libertarian Party" or "National Liberty Party."