The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP ("Grand Old Party"), is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States. The GOP was founded in 1854 by anti-slavery activists who opposed the Kansas–Nebraska Act, which allowed for the potential expansion of chattel slavery into the western territories.
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The Republican Party was founded in Ripon, Wisconsin in 1853, with the help of Francis Preston Blair. The Republican Party was formed by people who did not like the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, which would let each territory allow slavery. The Republican Party was founded by past members of the Free Soil Party and the Whig Party who wanted to stop ...
Currently, the Republican Party is identified by classical liberalism, conservatism, and right-wingpolicies. Not all Republicans believe in the same things, but generally, these are the things many Republicans support: 1. Small government. 2. Federalism and subsidiarity 3. Individual responsibility, strong family values, and community organizations...
Republican presidents in the 19th Century 1. Abraham Lincoln (1861–1865) (under the name the National Union Party)President Abraham Lincoln 2. Andrew Johnson(1865–1868) (Johnson in 1868 switched to the Democratic Party) 3. Ulysses S. Grant(1868–1877) 4. Rutherford B. Hayes(1877–1881) 5. James A. Garfield(March 4, 1881–September 19, 1881) 6. Chester...
Die Republikanische Partei ( englisch Republican Party; auch als Republikaner ( englisch Republicans) oder Grand Old Party ( GOP; englisch große alte Partei) bezeichnet) ist mit ca. 33,2 Millionen registrierten Anhängern neben der Demokratischen Partei die kleinere der beiden großen politischen Parteien in den Vereinigten Staaten. 
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (meaning Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States. It is the second-oldest extant political party in the United States after its main political rival, the Democratic Party .
The Republican Party, also commonly called the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being the Democratic Party. Founded by Slave activists in 1854, it dominated politics nationally for most of the period from 1860 to 1932. There have been 19 Republican presidents, the first being
The Republican Party in the United States includes several factions, or wings.During the 19th century, Republican factions included the Half-Breeds, who supported civil service reform; the Radical Republicans, who advocated the immediate and total abolition of slavery, and later civil rights for freed slaves during the Reconstruction era; and the Stalwarts, who supported machine politics.