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Note Guide:2.04 The Political Party System in AmericaKey Terms:Federalists (Politicalparty)Itwas the first American political party. It existed from the early 1790sto 1816Democratic-Republicans (a.k.a.Anti-federalists)Relating to a major American political party of the early 19thcentury favoring a strict interpretation of the Constitution to restrictthe powers of the federal government and emphasizing states' rightsWhigsA member of the British reforming and constitutional party thatsought the supremacy of Parliament and was eventually succeeded inthe 19th century by the Liberal Party.1.Abolitionist1.A person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution,especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery.Republican PartyOne of the two major political parties in the U.S.: originated 1854–56.Gallup Poll1.An assessment of public opinion by the questioning of astatistically representative sample.

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Term
Fall
Professor
Kate McAndrew
Tags
United States presidential election 2000, Political Party System, United States presidential election 2004

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