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-Theodore Roosevelt's
-disappeared after Roosevelt lost in 1912
-splinter party- split away from republicans
-Progressive Party
Bull Moose
-1 ideology - others banned
-ex: Cuba, Vietnam, N. Korea, and China
Communists
-in nations allowing more than 1 political party
-most common political system
multi-party
-basic beliefs about government
-world view
ideology
to run a campaign, it needs to be funded somehow
financing
-started w/ Andrew Jackson
-broke away from National Republicans
-1928
Democrats
-several officials are elected to represent voters in an area
-encourages minority parties
proportional
government dominated by religion
theocracy
many founders distrusted these, because they're thought to be harmful to national unity
factions
several parties often combine forces to obtain a majority
coalition government
federalist
-first political party
-in favor of ratifying the constitution
-call for strong central government
-splits away from one of the major parties because of some disagreement
-example: Bull Moose and Reform
(Reform - Perot - 1992)
splinter party
~single-issue party - hated Jackson
~after Jackson died, brought free soil and liberty party in, and joined National Republicans
Whigs
-founded "Reform" party
-decided 1992 election
-got 19% of vote
-discussed national debt while nobody else would
Ross Perot
-you can vote on person/issue
-to get on the ballot: (1)get 5% of vote on previous election; (2) petition with at least 50,000
on the ballot
-focuses exclusively on one major social, economic, or moral issue
-that's their ideology
single issue party
-believed states should have more power than government
-broke up after corrupt bargain
-era of good-feeling
Democrat-Republican
-any party other than one of the 2 major parties
-decided election 2 times - Roosevelt(1912),Wilson wins; and Perot(1992), Clinton wins
third party
-1856 first rep. ran and lost
-Lincoln republican president(1860)
-No slavery in west
Republican
communists don't allow political parties, so the government is the only party existing, and 1 ideology
one-party rule