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 »

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 » History Modern History US History

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The history of the Democratic Party in Florida shows the state voting Democrat almost entirely from the time of post-Civil War Reconstruction through the middle of the 20th century. Starting in 1952, the state began voti... More » Government & Politics Politics Political Parties