What mistakes did political parties or people make in dealing with historical political issues and what could have been done differently?
What are the two major parties in the US today?
The current definition amounts to 1/12 the mass of a carbon-12 atom. In the past (prior to 1961) it's had other definitions, sometimes depending on what field of study the author was in (for a while chemistry and physics defined it differently), so if you're dealing with historical data you've got to be careful.
Political science is a social science dealing with the study and practice of nations, states, governments, policies, and politics. Political science's relationship with other disciplines stems from these principle areas and intersects with other disciples like sociology, economics, law, history, psychology, public administration, and internal relations.
Why not some reality-based (in part) historical mysteries such as stuff dealing with Her Imperial Higness, Anastasia Nicolaievna, she of all the Russias? There are several good historical novels (pro and con her survival and imposters, etc) on this theme. the definitive historical novel on what might be the Yank equivalent, The Electra Project-which even has political overtones has not yet been written but with a movie coming out on it next year- well there…