How did the American 2 party system develop Modern US political parties began

How did the american 2 party system develop modern us

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4. How did the American 2 party system develop? 1830s: Andrew Jackson rebuilt the Democratic party Democrats gradually changed from a state rights party to one that believed in a strong federal authority (“common man”) party dedicates itself to using government to solve problems that neither individuals nor states can solve for themselves Development of Republican Party History traces back to original Federalists Broken up by the end of the War of 1812 → National Republican party took its place by was absorbed by Whig Party (1830s) → Lincoln led new Republican Party in 1860 (Republican domination until FDR) Modern belief: favor states rights’ and freedom from government control 5) How have third parties affected the American political system? 6) What do political labels really stand for?
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