Start by reading and following these instructions:Quickly skim the questions or assignments below and the assignment rubric to help you focus.Read the required chapter(s) of the textbook and any additional recommended resources. Some answers may require you to do additional research on the Internet or in other reference sources. Choose your sources carefully.Consider the discussion and any insights you gained from it.Create yourAssignment submission and be sure to cite your sources, use APA style as required, check your spelling.Assignment:Your response toeachpromptmustbe a minimum of 500words. Cite all outside sources using proper APA format.How does the Republican Party of today differ from the Republican Party of the Civil War era in belief and principle? (provide scholarly references)What are the parallels between the American and Democratic Parties of 1850 and today’s national parties?Civil War Soldier Diary:Research entries of Civil War diaries and compile a minimum 500-word summary presenting a view of the life of a common civil war soldier.