Democrat Party

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In History
  • Who Started The Democrat Party.

    The Democrat party was started by james madison and thomas jefferson in the 1700's
  • When The Party Started

    The Democratic Party evolved from Anti-Federalist factions that opposed the policies of Alexander Hamilton in the 1790s.
  • What caused the party to form?

    The party was formed to fight against the Federalist Party for the Bill of Rights.
  • Important Issues

    the party made its first bid for the Presidency. Thomas Jefferson was a presidential candidate and Aaron Burr was the vice presidential candidate.
  • More Inportant Isuues/ Events

    The partyopposed Federalist policies like high tariffs, a navy, military spending, a national debt, and a national bank. After the defeat of the United States in the War of 1812, the party became split on those issues.
  • Jacksonian Democracy

    Jacksonian Democracy began. This shaped the Second Party System. The Whig Party was their opponents.
  • The First Democrat President.

    The First ever democrat president was andrew jackson and he was elected in the year 1828 he was also the seventh u.s president.
  • Split Of The Democrat Party In 1860.

    The Democrat party spilt in 1860 Because the divided Democrats could not agree on a candidate, this theory goes, the split in the party allowed Lincoln to capture the White House with a mere 39 percent of the popular vote.
  • How many members are in the Democratic Party?

    As of the last decade, 35% of Americans declare themselves Democrats.
  • The Current Democrat Presidant.

    The Curret Presidant Is a Democrat And His Name Is Barrack Obama, He Was Elected In
  • Issues the Democratic Party faces today

    In today's times, the Democratic Party feels very strongly about gun control. They feel that guns should not just be administered to anyone and everyone who wants to get a license. Unlike Republicans, they feel that more controls should be put on gun control and ownership.
  • Most Influential Democrats

    John Kerry is considered a very influential Democrat.
  • More issues Democrats deal with today

    Democrats also oppose the Republican party on the issue of abortion. Democrats typically believe that a woman has control and say over her own body. That is, they are pro-life. They feel women should have the choice on abortion. Especially considering the many different cirumstances that come along with abortions.
  • Fundamental value of Democrats

    One of the main values of Democrats is to make sure government is in check and has limits on how much say they have over the citizens. They make sure the citizens are recieving equal rights.
  • Influential Democratic leaders

    Hilary Clinton is considered a very influential Democrat in today's society.
  • What The democrat Party Does For The United States

    The Democrat party has led the fight for civil rights, health care, Social Security, workers' rights, and women's rights.