Democratic Party Pros And Cons

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The Democratic Party is the oldest political party in the United States. The Democratic Party was formed in 1792, to oppose the supporters of Thomas Jefferson, otherwise known as the Republican Party. Democrats support Civil Rights and have worked on issues such as women’s suffrage. The Democratic Party aims to reform and stabilize the United States. Leaders of the Democratic Party will help to strengthen the United States by enhancing the following aspects: education, taxation, and healthcare. The Democrats have a plan to enhance the education of America. The Democratic Party has specific ideas dedicated to education. For example, The Obama Administration is working to create the “No child left behind program.” The program will provide more resources and prevent disadvantages for the school system to ensure that children will have educational success. The Democrats also support higher education because “in 2015, the President announced a landmark proposal to make community college free to anyone who is willing to work for it” (Democrats, 2015). They have issued more grants and improved the financial aid system for future and current students. By introducing these proposals and programs, the Democratic Party has made higher education, and education in general, attainable. These reforms will ultimately…show more content…
While in office, President Obama enacted the Affordable Care Act. Although some are not in favor of this healthcare plan, it aims to provide healthcare for all people despite income. “Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, about 16.4 million Americans gained health care coverage and the uninsured rate has been reduced by more than a third” (Democrats 2015). Also, the act has extended Medicaid. This extension provides coverage and security for the elderly and children. Providing this affordable healthcare insures that everyone has a chance to be medically treated for injuries and other

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