PoliSci Notes 10-9

PoliSci Notes 10-9 - American History of Political Party...

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American History of Political Party Change -Founding: quasi-parites (elite action not mass population) Federalists © elite Anti-Federalists (L) mass died issue death Democratic-Republican quasi-parties (L) mass (dominant) National-Republicans (Federalists) © elite died Democratic Party -1 st mass participation party -party qualification for voting eliminated; much wider franchise, universal white male suffrage -1828 election of Andrew Jackson (1 st non-elite statesman president) -1832 1 st party nomination convention Democratic Voting Coalition: Small holders, rural and urban poor -pro-common man -Andrew Jackson strong president -Whig Party founded as an anti-Andrew Jackson party -Whig Coalition: commercial interests of the North (industry) and South (planting) rich moderate progress increase Democratic Party Early dominant Whig Party Later success DIED due to slavery issue -Slavery- Northern Whigs favored abolition or serious restrictions, Southern Whigs
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