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The Whig Party was formed in 1834 to oppose what its members considered the heavy-handed and tyrannical presidency of Andrew Jackson and his Democratic Party. The name implied hostility to royalty. More »

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Historians have interpreted what the Whig party stood for in ways that are strikingly different, according to the History Channel's website. While some see them as champions for economic growth, banks, businesses and cor... More »

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Beliefs espoused by the Independent American Party in the United States include religious foundation in Christianity, state sovereignty, a free enterprise economy and upholding laws and regulations set forth in the U.S. ... More »

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The Populist Party was also referred to as the People's Party, and the main cause of failure was confusion and discord among the party's own members, with many members favoring fusion with the Democratic Party and others... More »

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According to Democrats.org, as of 2015, the core beliefs of the Democratic Party are "that this country succeeds when everyone gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same rules." Anot... More »

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Examples of political parties include the Democratic Party (U.S.), the Conservative Party (U.K.), the Christian Democratic Union (Germany) and the Movement for Democratic Change – Tsvangirai (Zimbabwe). According to Merr... More »

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To find a list of the Democratic Party offices by state, users should visit Democrats.org, the Democratic Party's official website. Near the bottom of the page, under the About heading, users can select the State Parties... More »

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