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Republican Party (U.S. : 1792-1828)


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  • Variants

    • Jeffersonian Republicans (Political party : U.S. : 1792-1828)
    • Democratic-Republican Party (U.S. : 1792-1828)
    • French Party (U.S. : 1792-1828)
    • Anti-Federalist Party (U.S. : 1792-1828)
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        United States
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  • Sources

    • found: Encyc. Brit., 15th ed. (Republican Party, also known as the Jeffersonian Republicans, org. in the early 1790s, became the direct antecedent of the present Democratic Party)
    • found: Collier's Encyc., 1973(Democratic Party; thus, working under the name Republican, the opposition also est. the elements of a national party ... by 1793-1794 the U.S. could claim its first national two-party alignment; Federalists and Republicans)
    • found: Encyc. Brit., 1972(Democratic Party (U.S.) began in 1792 as a national group of voters supporting T. Jefferson and using at times the title "Republican" ... The party continued under various designations with such leaders as J. Madison and J. Monroe until, during the presidency of A. Jackson, it came to be known under its present name)
    • found: Encyc. Dict. of Amer. Hist., 1968(Democratic-Republican Party; fd. by T. Jefferson and J. Madison in 1793 when Jefferson left Geo. Washington's cabinet because of opposition to Federalist policies. It was first known as the Anti-Federalist Party and then as the Republican Party. Its enemies dubbed it the "democratic" Republican party in an effort to rub some of the ill-repute of the democratic excesses of the French revolution onto Jefferson's party. This wore off, however, and by 1800 the party was known as the Democratic-Republican Party and no stigma was attached to the label. In 1828 Jackson dropped the "Republican" and the Democratic party emerged)
    • found: Partnership, politics, and partners, 2000:CIP t.p. (America's French Party) galley (the Republican, or French, Party, so called by the majority Federalists, was barely a weak second party in a one party system in 1796)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Old catalog heading: Democratic Party.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1984-08-02: new
    • 2018-06-19: revised
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