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  • Republican Party

    Republican Party Also known as the GOP or Grand Old Party‚ the Republican Party is one of the two major political parties in the U.S today. This party promotes conservation or encourages traditional ideas. The three reasons why the Republican Party is to choose are homeland security‚ Social Security‚ and war and peace. Eighteen out of forty presidents were Republicans. Abraham Lincoln was the first Republican president and he accomplished a significant amount of goals such as abolishing slavery

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  • Republican Party

    The term Republican was adopted in 1792 by supporters of Thomas Jefferson‚ who favoured a decentralized government with limited powers. Although Jefferson’s political philosophy is consistent with the outlook of the modern Republican Party‚ his faction‚ which soon became known as the Democratic-Republican Party‚ ironically evolved by the 1830s into the Democratic Party‚ the modern Republican Party’s chief rival. The Republican Party traces its roots to the 1850s‚ when antislavery leaders (including

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  • To what extent in the Republican party a fiscally conservative party

    To what extent in the Republican party a fiscally conservative party? (30) The term Fiscal Conservative is broad term used to describe the group of Republican’s whose ideologies fall in line with traditional right wing economic and fiscal policy. This can be furthered to those who are associated with the Tea Party movement on the populist right and it is important to remember that the majority of Republicans are fiscally conservative in some sense. Furthermore‚ it can be noted that most fiscal

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  • Democrat Party vs. Republican Party

    Democrat Party vs. Republican Party In the United States today‚ the two main political parties are the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. The two parties also have differing stances on legal and economic ideas. Each of these parties has their own beliefs on important and sometimes controversial issues such as taxation‚ immigration‚ abortion‚ gay marriage‚ the death penalty‚ and military spending. These topics are examples subjects that each party has differing opinions about. They are

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  • Democratic Party V Republican Party

    Democratic Party v Republican Party There are two major political parties in America right now; the Democrats and the Republicans. Everyone knows that the Democrats are more liberal and the Republicans are more conservative but might not know what each party really stands for and how they are similar and different. According to the Democratic National Committee‚ the Democratic Party was “founded on conviction that wealth and privilege shouldn’t be an entitlement to rule and the belief that values

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  • The Republican Revolution

    1952.1 As the clear winners of the 1994 elections‚ the Republican Party‚ had lofty goals after winning back the control of the legislative branch after 40 years. As the new majority party‚ the Republicans used this victory as a platform to reinforce their “Contract with America” ideology.2 Haley Barbour‚ chairman of the Republican National Committee‚ said a day after the election that the Republican success was based on “voters embracing Republican ideas of smaller governments‚ lower taxes and more individual

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  • Democratic-republican Party and Thomas Jefferson

    Although the Democratic-Republicans were known for their strict construcitonalist values‚ their leaders‚ Thomas Jefferson and James Madison‚ often ignored their beliefs to extend the federal government and create national and politcal harmony. This compromising between the parties has dampened the Democratic-Republicans’ harsh constructionalist reputation. Some of the major issues that created Jefferson and Madison’s "flip flopper" reputation revolve around the Louisiana Purchase‚ the Bank of the

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  • The Evolution of the Republican Party Between 1800 and 1824

    Running Head: The Evolution of the Republican Party between 1800 and 1824 The Evolution of the Republican Party between 1800 and 1824 IRG Chonnea Harris US History 202 March 30‚ 2013 Abstract Republicans favored states’ rights and a strict interpretation of the Constitution. Between 1800 and 1824 Republican controlled the executive office and both houses of congress. While the three republican leaders of this time. Thomas Jefferson‚ James Madison and James Monroe

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  • Who Supports the Republican Party and Why?

    Who supports the republican party and why? The Republican Party is the Party of the preservation of tradition and conservative views. They have been well known to be the "Grand Old Party". They have been around since the 1780’s and stayed with their key principles till today. The stereotypical Republican voter will be definitively described as; a white‚ middle aged‚ middle/upper class‚ religious‚ male. That perception is due to the Republican values and their views on different issues concerning

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  • The Democratic and Republican parties in the Gilded Age

    AP US History 2 Origins of Democratic and Republican Separation The political battles during the Gilded Age (1869-1889) were not fought with weapons and lives as was the Civil War directly before them‚ but with pamphlets‚ verbal accusations and national ideals. However‚ were the two most prominent foes vying due to differing economic policies‚ or were they similar parties that based their separation on national origin‚ geography‚ history‚ and emotion? The basic economic reforms were‚ in fact‚ similar

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