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History of the Grand Old Party

The Republican Party, also commonly referred to as GOP (for “Grand Old Party”) emerged in 1854 to combat the Kansas-Nebraska act, which threatened to extend slavery into the territories, and to promote a more vigorous modernization of the economy.  Early members were former Consciences Whigs and former Free Soil Democrats , which quickly formed the […]

Republicans vs. Democrats

RepublicansRepublicans believe responsibility for each person’s station in life ultimately resides with each individual person. The Republican Party encourages individuals to work to secure the benefits of society for themselves, their families, and for those who are unable to care for themselves.DemocratsDemocrats believe each person’s rights can be sacrificed to the assumed needs of the […]