Examples of Republican Party in the following topics:
- The Republican Party was formed out of a loose coalition of Northern
ex-Whigs who resented Southern political power.
- Anti-immigration and temperance movements formed the platform of the emerging
American ("Know-Nothing") Party, while those interested in the
economic development of finance and business in the West and North were
attracted to the Republican Party.
- The driving ideological forces of the Republican Party were commercial
expansion, modernization, and agricultural development in the West.
- Republicans portrayed
themselves as the party of economic opportunity and advancement, offering
individuals the chance for work, land, and success.
- Explain why the Republican Party emerged after the collapse of the Whig Party
- The so-called Mugwumps, reformist Republicans, left the Republican party in anger at Blaine's nomination in the 1884 presidential election.
- The Republican Party nominated James G.
- Many influential Republicans were outraged.
- During the Third Party System, party loyalty was in high regard and Independents were rare.
- New England and the Northeastern United States had been a stronghold of the Republican Party since the Civil War era, but the Mugwumps considered Blaine to be an untrustworthy and fraudulent candidate.
- In 1908, Theodore Roosevelt persuaded the Republican Party to nominate William Howard Taft to run against Democratic candidate William Jennings Bryan.
- The U.S. presidential election of 1908 was between Republican Party candidate William Howard Taft and Democratic nominee William Jennings Bryan.
- Popular incumbent, Theodore Roosevelt, promising not to seek a third term, persuaded the Republican Party to nominate Taft, his close friend and secretary of war, to become his successor.
- Businessmen continued to support the Republican Party, and Bryan failed to fully secure the support of labor.
- Portrait of William Howard Taft, the Republican Party candidate in the presidential election of 1908.
- The Democratic-Republican Party, was an American political party founded around 1791 by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.
- The Republican Party, usually called the Democratic-Republican Party, was an American political party founded about 1791 by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.
- In its early years, the Democratic-Republican party originally coalesced around Jefferson, especially over foreign affairs (.
- The election wrought a complete shift in political power and ushered in a generation of Democratic-Republican Party rule.
- Describe the formation of the Democratic-Republican party and the central grounds of its opposition to the Federalists
- Differences between Republicans Taft and Roosevelt served to split the Republican party, resulting in Democrat Wilson's win in 1912.
- Taft acknowledged this, saying, "the longer I am President, the less of a party man I seem to become. " In February, 1912, Roosevelt declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination.
- As a result of Taft's success in securing the nomination, Roosevelt and his group of disgruntled party members officially split from the party to create the Progressive Party (or "Bull Moose Party") ticket, splitting the Republican vote in the 1912 election.
- Taft thought that, despite probable defeat, the Republican party had been preserved as "the defender of conservative government and conservative institutions. " However Woodrow Wilson, the Democratic nominee, was elected with 41% of the popular vote, Roosevelt 27%, and Taft, 25%.
- Although the 1912 election was a disaster for the Republicans, Taft was optimistic that defeat would force Republicans "to gather again to the party standard and pledge anew their faith in their party's principles. " In other words, Taft saw his defeat as an opportunity for the fractured Republican party, plagued by political bickering and scandal, to reunite around the conservative party standard in future political contests.
- In the South, the Republicans won strong support from the freedmen (newly enfranchised African Americans), but the party was usually controlled by local whites ("scalawags") and opportunistic Yankees ("carpetbaggers").
- The modernizing Republicans who had founded the party in 1854 looked askance at the undisguised corruption of Ulysses S.
- The dissenters formed a "Liberal Republican" Party in 1872, only to have it smashed by Grant's reelection.
- After Hayes removed the last federal troops in 1877, the Republican Party in the South sank into oblivion, kept alive only by the crumbs of federal patronage.
- Many reformers and nonpartisans subsequently lent support to the Republican Party, which promised to attend to issues important to them, such as anti-slavery or prohibition.
- The First Party System defined the development of the first U.S. political parties: the Federalists and the Democrat-Republicans.
- It featured two national parties competing for control of the presidency, Congress, and the state governments: the Federalist Party, created largely by Alexander Hamilton, and the rival Democratic-Republican Party formed by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison .
- The Federalists appealed to the business community, the Republicans to the planters and farmers.
- Social scientists label the end of the First Party System during the Era of Good Feelings (1816–1824), as the Federalists shrank to a few isolated strongholds and the Republicans lost party unity.
- In 1824-1828, as the Second Party System emerged, the Republican Party split into the Jacksonian faction, which became the modern Democratic Party in the 1830s, and the Henry Clay faction, which was absorbed by Clay's Whig Party.
- In the 1994 midterm election, the Republican party gained control of both the House and the Senate and retained this majority until 2006.
- The "Republican Revolution," "Revolution of 1994," or "Gingrich Revolution" is what the media dubbed the Republican Party (GOP) success in the 1994 U.S. midterm elections, which resulted in a net gain of 54 seats in the House of Representatives, and a pickup of eight seats in the Senate.
- The day after the election, Democratic Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama changed parties, becoming a Republican.
- In that same year, Christine Todd Whitman captured the New Jersey governorship from the Democrats and Bret Schundler became the first Republican mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey that had been held by the Democratic Party since 1917.
- The Senate shifted to control by the Democrats (though they technically were the plurality party as they were one short of a majority) after GOP senator Jim Jeffords changed party registration to "Independent" in June 2001, but later returned to Republican control after the November 2002 elections.
- In response to President Grant's federal patronage, in 1870, Senator Carl Schurz from Missouri, a German immigrant and Civil War hero, started a second party known as the "Liberal Republicans."
- With these goals achieved, the tenets of republicanism demanded that federal military troops be removed from the South, where they were propping up allegedly corrupt Republican regimes.
- The Liberal Republicans successfully ran B.G.
- Then in 1872, the party completely split from the Republican Party and nominated New York Tribune editor Horace Greeley as candidate for the presidency.
- Horace Greeley was soundly defeated as the candidate of the Liberal Republican Party during the election of 1872.
- The "Reign of Witches" was a descriptive catchphrase used by Democratic-Republicans to criticize the Federalist Alien and Sedition Acts.
- "The Reign of Witches" is a termed used by Democrat-Republicans to describe the Federalist party and John Adams after the passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts.
- Hence, Jefferson, Madison, and other Democratic-Republicans combatted the Alien and Sedtion acts by mobilizing widespread party support during the1800 election campagin and defending those persecuted under the legislation.
- They believed the Federalist party was unconstitutionally developing a tyrannical centralized government.
- The Federalists, on the other hand, were suspicious of the Democrat-Republican party's affinity for France, especially since in the released dispatches of the XYZ affair, agent "Y" had boasted of the existence of a "French" party in American politics.