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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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The Democratic Party believes that America does best as a country when each individual American does well, with everyone pulling their own weight, playing by the same rules and having equal access to education, training ... 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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The Bull Moose Party formed as a splinter group within the Republican Party owing to significant unhappiness among a number of members regarding the renomination of President William Howard Taft, who they didn't believe ... 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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The United States Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States. Founded in 1848, the Democratic party is the oldest continuing party in the country. More »

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