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 Republican Party (United States) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the early 20th century, the traditional symbol of the Republican Party in Midwestern states such as Indiana and Ohio was the eagle, as opposed to the Democratic rooster.
The Republican Party was established in 1854 by a coalition of former Whigs, Northern Democrats, and Free-Soilers who opposed the expansion of slavery and held a Hamiltonian vision for modernizing the United States.
Abraham Lincoln, the 1st Republican to be elected President of the United States (1861–1865).
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 DEMOCRATIC PARTY - LoveToKnow Article on DEMOCRATIC PARTY
It should be borne in mind, however, that the Dernocratrc party of Jackson was not,strictly identical with the Democratic-Republican party of Jefferson,and some writers date back the origin of the present Democratic party only to 1828-1829.
Favorable treatises are R. Gillet, Democracy in the United States (New York, 1868); and George Fitch, Political Facts: an Historical Text-Book of the Democratic and Other Parties (Baltimore, 1884).
The evils of lax government, both central and state, under the Confederation caused, however, a marked anti-democratic reaction, and this united with the temperamental conservatism of the framers of the constitution of 1787 in the shaping of that conservative instrument.
17.1911encyclopedia.org /D/DE/DEMOCRATIC_PARTY.htm   (1223 words)

  
 Democratic-Republican Party
When it reemerged, Andrew Jackson led the Democratic party which split off, leaving the rest in the National Republican Party.
The increasing acceptance of the principles of the party over Federalist principles brought into tradition the notion of a democratic republic where the elimination of property and taxpaying limits of voting led to universal suffrage.
The policies of the party began in a Jeffersonian direction, but in the Louisiana Purchase, Jefferson was forced to diverge from strict constitutional construction, and was faced by John Marshall in the Supreme Court.
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 Democratic-Republican Party - Britannica Concise
Democratic Party - in the United States, one of the two major political parties, the other being the Republican Party.
Democratic Party - One of the two major political parties in the U.S., historically the party of labour, minorities, and progressive reformers.
Republican Party - in U.S. history, political party formed from the nucleus of the Anti-Federalists and the country's first opposition party.
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 The Democratic Party
In 1798, the "party of the common man" was officially named the Democratic-Republican Party and in 1800 elected Jefferson as the first Democratic President of the United States.
Democratic Party leader William Jennings Bryan led a movement of agrarian reformers and supported the right of women's suffrage, the progressive graduated income tax and the direct election of Senators.
The Jacksonian Democrats created the national convention process, the party platform, and reunified the Democratic Party with Jackson's victories in 1828 and 1832.
www.democrats.org /a/party/history.html   (1350 words)

  
 glbtq >> social sciences >> Democratic Party (United States)
The Democratic Party was founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1792 as a congressional caucus, and officially became the Democratic-Republican Party in 1798.
Glbtq voters supported Democratic congressional candidates by margins of 61 percent in 1990, 77 percent in 1992, 73 percent in 1994, 72 percent in 1996, 85 percent in 1998, and 71 percent in 2002.
The Party's first President was Thomas Jefferson, who was elected in 1800, but the party became divided over the next 20 years and the divisions led to the emergence of one strong wing under President Andrew Jackson in 1828.
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 Democratic-Republican Party, (Political Parties)
The Democratic-Republican Party, under Thomas Jefferson, was the successor to the Antifederalists, opponents of a strong federal government.
The election of 1800 resulted in the first peaceful transition of power in the United States from one political party to another.
It broke apart in 1824 and most of its supporters moved to the Democratic Party under the leadership of Andrew Jackson in 1828.
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 Party Elites in the United States, 1980: Republican and Democratic Party Leaders
The data pertain to Democratic and Republican party elites holding office during the election year of 1980 and include County and State Chairs, members of the Democratic and Republican National Committees, and delegates to the National Conventions.
All Democratic and Republican County Chairs, all Democratic and Republican State Chairs, all National Convention delegates for both parties, and all members of the Democratic and Republican National Committees in 1980.
Questionnaires were mailed to all State Chairs and all members of the Democratic and Republican National Committees and the number of questionnaires returned constituted the sample.
webapp.icpsr.umich.edu /cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/08209.xml   (515 words)

  
 Political Parties II
Early political party in the United States, originally led by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in the 1790's in opposition to the Federalist Party and the ideas of Alexander Hamilton.
The party was also known as the Republican Party and the Jeffersonian Republican Party, in fact it was the forerunner of today's Democratic Party.
The first Progressive party, know colloquially as the Bull Moose Party, was founded after a bitter fight for the Republican presidential nomination among the incumbent president William H. Taft, the Wisconsin Senator Robert M. LaFollette (leader of the Republican Party's progressive "insurgents"), and the former president Theodore Roosevelt.
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 United States Democratic Party - SourceWatch
The Democratic Party is one of the two major United States political parties.
From 1856 onward its main opposition has come from the Republican Party.
From 1833 to 1856, it was opposed chiefly by the Whig Party.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Democratic_Party   (180 words)

  
 Democrats.senate.gov - Senator Harry Reid, Democratic Leader
We believe America is best protected, and freedom best advanced, by national security policies -- including homeland, energy, and diplomatic strategies -- that are both tough and smart.
Democrats Unveil Real Security Plan To Protect America
Learn more about the Democrats' plan for Real Security »
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 California State Government Ballot
United States Representative; District 5; Peace and Freedom Party
United States Representative; District 8; Peace and Freedom Party
Member of the State Assembly; District 3; Republican Party
www.smartvoter.org /2004/03/02/ca/state/ballot.html   (2772 words)

  
 Thomas Jefferson
Jefferson, along with James Madison, was a leader of the new Democratic-Republican Party.
Third president of the United States, serving two terms.
His politics brought him into conflict with Adams and Alexander Hamilton, who were the leaders of the new Federalist Party.
www.socialstudiesforkids.com /wwww/us/thomasjeffersondef.htm   (173 words)

  
 United States Democratic-Rep... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Welcome to The American Presidency
President Bush's 2005 State of the Union Address
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 United States Democratic-Republican Party - dKosopedia
Forerunner of the Democratic Party, founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1793.
This page was last modified 23:22, 25 June 2004.
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 Democratic Party (United States) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the early 20th century, the traditional symbol of the Democratic Party in Midwestern states such as Indiana, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Ohio was the rooster, as opposed to the Republican eagle.
Along with the Republican Party, it is one of two major parties in the United States.
Of the two major U.S. parties, the Democratic Party is to the left of the Republican Party, though its politics are not as consistently leftist as the traditional social democratic and labor parties in much of the world.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Democratic_Party   (6558 words)

  
 Party united by opposition to Bush - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics - July 30, 2004
President, you have united the Democratic Party in a way that we have not seen in a generation," said Rep. Edward J. Markey, Massachusetts Democrat, last night, hours before Mr.
"The Democratic Party can be as disciplined as the Republican Party," Mr.
Democrats had a solid convention all around, having headed off what could have been a hugely embarrassing picket by Boston police and firefighters, avoided the gigantic protests that are expected for the Republican convention in New York, and survived divisions on key issues.
www.washtimes.com /national/20040730-121759-2724r.htm   (1017 words)

  
 Democratic Party (United States) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the early 20th century, the traditional symbol of the Democratic Party in Midwestern states such as Indiana, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Ohio was the rooster, as opposed to the Republican eagle.
Of the two major U.S. parties, the Democratic Party is to the left of the Republican Party, though its politics are not as consistently leftist as the traditional social democratic and labor parties in much of the world.
Democrats in the Northern states joined the Republicans in opposing the expansion of slavery, and at the 1860 nominating convention the Party split and nominated two candidates (see U.S. presidential election, 1860).
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 Dixiecrat Party, (Political Parties)
When the Democratic Party adopted a platform in 1948 that included strong support for civil rights, a number of Southern Democrats bolted from the main party and nominated Strom Thurmond of South Carolina as their candidate for President of the United States, with Fielding L. Wright as their candidate for vice-president.
After the Republican Party nominated [bg] in 1964, Thurmond switched to the GOP, which he has represented in the United States Senate ever since.
They carried four southern states, but the election went to Harry S Truman anyway.
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 Political Resources on the Net - USA (I)
Elections in the United States of America by Wilfried Derksen
Political Parties and Youth Organizations in the United States of America
Political Resources on the Net - USA (I) United States of America (1:5 Parties)
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 BRAMA - Parties Registered for the March 1998 Election in Ukraine
was formed by three long-established nationalist parties--the Ukrainian Republican Party (Ukrainska Respublikanska Partiya--URP) led by Levko Lukyanenko, the Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists (Konhres Ukrainskykh Natsionalistiv--KUN) led by Slava Stetsko, and the Ukrainian Conservative Republican Party (Ukrainska Konservatyvna Respublikanska Partiya) led by Stepan Khmara (Vecherniy Kiev, 24 December 1997).
This new party is led by two well-known figures who had quit Rukh and later the Ukrainian Republican Party (URP).
Party of Defenders of the Fatherland (Partiya Zakhysnykiv Vitchyzny)
www.brama.com /ua-gov/pol-detl.html   (2026 words)

  
 Republican Party
The Republican Party was established at Ripon, Wisconsin in 1854 by a group of former members of the Whig Party, the Free-Soil Party and the Democratic Party.
Lincoln's Republican Party all speak with one voice, and speak trumpet-tongued their fixed purpose to outlaw $4 billion of our property in the territories, and to put it under the ban of the empire in the states where it exists.
In his cartoons the Democratic Party was a donkey and the Republican Party, an elephant.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USArepublican.htm   (2232 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- United States
election results: Senate - percent of vote by party - NA%; seats by party - Republican Party 55, Democratic Party 44, independent 1; House of Representatives - percent of vote by party - NA%; seats by party - Republican Party 231, Democratic Party 200, undecided 4
election results: George W. BUSH reelected president; percent of popular vote - George W. BUSH (Republican Party) 50.9%, John KERRY (Democratic Party) 48.1%, other 1.0%
Supreme Court (its nine justices are appointed for life on condition of good behavior by the president with confirmation by the Senate); United States Courts of Appeal; United States District Courts; State and County Courts
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/us.html   (2232 words)

  
 Democratic Party (United States) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the early 20th century, the traditional symbol of the Democratic Party in Midwestern states such as Indiana, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Ohio was the rooster, as opposed to the Republican eagle.
Along with the Republican Party, it is one of two major parties in the United States.
Of the two major U.S. parties, the Democratic Party is to the left of the Republican Party, though its politics are not as consistently leftist as the traditional social democratic and labor parties in much of the world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Democratic_Party   (2232 words)

  
 Jacksonian democracy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The faction of the United States Democratic-Republican Party that solidly followed Andrew Jackson were sometimes referred to as Jacksonian or Jacksonian Democrats.
Andrew Jackson, who was elected in 1828, was the first president even partially elected by the common citizenry, as the 1824 United States Presidential election was the first in which free white men without property could vote (notwithstanding this, one quarter of the participating states had their electors chosen by their State Legislatures).
The political party that arose in opposition to his policies were known as "National Republicans" this group later changed its name to the Whig party.
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 Democratic Party --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Unlike parties elsewhere in the world, the Democratic and Republican parties in the United States are very decentralized in structure and are marked by the absence of a rigid discipline and hierarchy.
in the United States, one of the two major political parties, the other being the Republican Party.
In 1980, the Democratic Party was a house that was divided among the Kennedy and Carter camps.
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