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The term Republican refers to an advocate of a republic, a form of government generally associated with the rule of law. In the US, Republicans refer to those associated or on the side of the Republican Party.
%REPLIES% Answer Mainly the Republicans/Nationalists want a united Ireland of the complete 32 counties, controlled in Ireland and full recognition of this. The Loyalists/Unionists want the 6 counties composing Northern Ireland to remain part of the United Kingdom controlled by Britain. This…
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Abraham Lincoln - the Father of the Republican Party - was its first ever President. The Republican Party or GOP (Grand Ole Party) evolved from the former Whig Party. *Technically, the Whig Party collapsed because of various weaknesses, but primarily because they were fiercely divided over Sla…
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Yes and no. The Republicans had been the party of the common people until Teddy Roosevelt took office. He changed the party into an Anglophile imperial party, much like the Democrats had long been. So both parties became tools of the ruling class. His cousin, Franklin Roosevelt later changed the D…
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Answer A PACE SETTER middle class To become a mayor of a local government, such person must live locally to know the people and culture very well. -such person must be a citizen of the country and of high integrity. some one that is very hardworking, law abiding, honest, transparent, helpful, visi…
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Answer This symbol of the party was born in the imagination of cartoonist Thomas Nast and first appeared in Harper's Weekly on November 7, 1874. An 1860 issue of Railsplitter and an 1872 cartoon in Harper's Weekly connected elephants with Republicans, but it was Nast who provided the party with …
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Irish Republicans believe quite strongly in the reunion of Ireland under the political authority of the Irish people. Currently, there are 6 counties in the North of Ireland that remain under the control of the British government. The remaining 26 counties in the South are part of the republic of Ir…
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The people elect both the members of the House of Representatives and the United States Senate by direct ballot. Representatives are elected by Congressional district and serve for two-year terms. Senators are elected state wide and serve six-year terms. (Until the passage of the 17th Amendment t…
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They realized that a constitutional republic was the best form of government to prevent our federation from becoming a tyranny. A democracy rapidly devolves into a "tyranny of the masses" or mob rule which will quickly trample individual liberty. welll tht doesn't help
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Representative Democracy A republic is a representative democracy. A direct democracy is too hard to manage, especially in a country so large. A republic is much easier to manage.
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Although not technically part of their platform, Democrats are stereotyped as liberals and Republicans as conservatives. Common Liberal beliefs: Womens rights (pro-choice) Environmental issues like global warming are important Same sex marriage Taxes to fix the economy …
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Article 2 Section 1 of the US Constitution states: "No person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States, at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attai…
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Republican Party (United States) The Republican Party was founded in 1854. A group of anti-slavery expansion activists and modernizers formed the Republican Party in the town of Ripon, Wisconsin. This party is often referred to as 'The Grand Old Party' (GOP). The first truly significant Republican …
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Answer Pros: When 9/11 happened President Bush wanted to declare war because American Soil (other than Pearl Harbor) had never been touched by foreigners before. It was a shock to all especially the U.S. people. Western countries (including Canada) have always been under the impression we were a…
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Congress is made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives, whose members are elected by the citizens of the state they are running for office in, so they are elected by the people of their state.
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the major function of a political party is to nominate-name-candidates for public office.
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There are 193 countries recognized by the United Nations. There are 201 countries by the interpretation of the Montevideo Convention of 1933 which defined a country as having a government and defined territories. (The eight additional countries are Western Sahara, Taiwan, Northern Cyprus, Somalilan…
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Quite a few. Almost all of Europe, including Japan and China, all of the USA and Australia, and Northern Africa. I counted 42 at one time. This is not an exhaustive list but it is comprehensive enough for you to count them. Allied Forces Ethiopia · China · Czechoslovakia · Poland · United Kingd…
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The Democratic headquarters were located in the Watergate Hotel. The people who broke in were looking for privileged information that would be helpful to the Republicans in the campaign.
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There were 5 Jacksonian Democratic presidents before the Civil War. There have been 9 modern Democrats since the Civil War. (The Democratic Party split over slavery in 1860 . After the Civil War ended a new Democratic Party emerged in opposition to the Republicans. ) Some people add the 5 and 9 to …
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Neither. Kiefer Sutherland is a Canadian citizen. His grandfather, Tommy Douglas, was the founding leader of the country's New Democratic Party, a moderate socialist political party, and Sutherland has said in interviews that he is a Socialist.
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Most likely he would not. His libertarian positions would probably be considered too radical for today's right-wing Republicans that make up the loudest voice of the Republican party.
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"We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for t…
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A republican government is a state or country that is not led by a hereditary monarchy, and in which the people elect government representatives according to their political inerests. -Liza Jumbalaya
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After Andrew Jackson's election in 1828, his party became known as the Democratic party.
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Republicans believe in no gun control, no abortion, no gay marriage, etc.Also, Republicans are awesome. Js.
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The Republican Party and the Grant Administration were damaged by government officials who made unfair business deals, schemed tax money, and accepted bribes.
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Gary Johnson (NM Gov and 2012 presidential candidate), Colin Powell, Rudy Giuliani, Susan Molinari, Condoleeza Rice, Pete Wilson (CA Gov).
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he was a Federalist --------------------------------------------he was against political parties, however he probably would have been a Federalist since he had mostly the same point-of-view
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Article II Section II of the U.S. Constitution says that the president "shall from time time give congress information on the state of the union..." Therefore, the State of the Union address is a speech that the US president delivers before a joint session of Congress and held in the House of Repre…
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Tim Russert worked for a Democratic New York U.S. Senator and a Democratic New York State Governor before becoming a journalist. This type of transition is typical in the American media -- former Democratic Party staff become the media. For example, George Stepanopolis is on ABC as a Political Comme…
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Answer: At least 35 years old. The three basic requirements are: Be a natural born citizen of the United States Be at least thirty-five years old (when assuming office). Must have been a permanent resident in the United States for at least 14 years.
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English, in fact his family is descended from English nobility
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In 2004: 72 million democrats, 55 million republicans, and 42 million independants.
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the main goal was to keep slavery from spreading
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Grand Old Party Gallup Opinion PollGrand old Party
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A representative democracy in which the people's elected deputies (representatives), not the people themselves, vote on legislation.
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They voted for the republicans because they thought that republicans will make things better.... Also they wanted to and people do what they want.. Why do you care?
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The assigning of colors has never been officially set, and depending on the outlet you watched before about 2000, either party could be either color. Then when the 2000 presidential election came and recounts and court battles extended the process, the mainstream media found themselves reporting mor…
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You can do a cheerleading routine with almost ANY number of cheerleaders. It helps to have at least 5, but four will do just fine. You just need to have two bases, a flyer, and a spotter, and that's pretty much it. good luck!
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the direct primary, which allowed party members rather than political conventions to choose candidates for office.
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she could have been the president of the Philippines
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A basic nutshell of the Republican Party is that they are for more "traditional" practices. While I am as liberal as you an get, the Republican Party typically cites the Bible as their motivational force, and we all know that damned Leviticus passage ... However, there are some Republicans who are p…
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This changes every two years or whenever there is a vacancy in the House, so this answer will be out of date within the next year.
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The American society is comprised of a myriad of different challenges with each new generation so the definition of a democrat and a republican changes along with them. There are also many other political parties that are less acknowledged in this country- get to know you countries political parties…
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Absolutely. Anything can be done with three people if those three people are dedicated into having a cheer team. There can be 2 bases and 1 flyer, especially if your stunts are basic. Although this IS difficult, if you practice hard enough you can do it! Although i do suggest more girls.. GOOD LUCK!…
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Between the years 1870 and 1920, the major differences on national and state-relevant issues between Republicans and Democrats were several in number. In many ways, the most important of these was the issue of legislative direction of race-relations throughout the Southern states of America: Republi…
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yes, he was because he had the same views as a federalist which is that he believed in a strong central government.
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Yes, but she was given this school work where she and a classmate, a Democrat, were assigned to study each others opposing parties and then that changed things--by the end of the assignment, Hillary became a Democrat and her classmate became a Republican.
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George W. Bush is a Republican
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reform put in place by southern conservatives you bloody dunces
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According to Gallup's May 2008 poll, 30% of all Republicans are Pro-Choice. Unfortunately, the article (see link below) does not provide the definition of Republican. The survey found that 86% of all surveyed felt Abortion is either not a factor or only one of many factors determining voting. The b…
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Northeastern business owners Immigration advocates Wall street traders.
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Democrats look for government methods for helping people, while republicans look to the private sector. Grow the economy, create jobs, and thus minorities can find work (Republican) vs government handouts which end up raising taxes and slowing down the economy. Give a man a fish, he eats for a day,…
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low status of woman,female infanticide,neglect of female education,the dowry system,absence of independent status,child marriage,no permission for widow marriage,the sati system,no right of a Hindu woman to inherit property,sad plight of Muslim women,exception to the general pattern,excess on the wo…
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yes, Truman was a staunch Democrat.
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Probably because they did not like the communist regime in Cuba and identify with the Republican party's strong anti-communist, pro-capitalist point of view.
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The abolition of slavery The right of free speech Support of women's suffrage The reduction of the power of Federal government The reduction of Federal bureaucracy The return of power to state governments The support of the idea of the primacy of the individual To fight for the right of individuals …
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More then 50 million.
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In the 1800s, Liberal Republicans advocated an end to slavery, and full citizenship rights for freed slaves. This viewpoint was closely associated with the Quakers. The term came back again in the 1960s to 1980s to indicate a Republican who broke with some of the party's planks regarding birth cont…
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senator susan Collins of Maine or Olympia snowe  senator susan Collins of Maine or Olympia snowe
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Republican form of government: government elected by the people and not a monarchy. the electorate chooses people to represent them and vote on laws and run the government rather than submitting every decision to the entire electorate for decision. Republican: Founded in Ripon, Wisconsin, in 1854 …
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The Radical Republicans where these people who wanted extreme change in the south. Reconstruction Plan of President Lincoln in the aftermath of the American Civil War.
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i dont know poopbag
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Early 1850's
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Mitt Romney they like people back in the olden days when those people were more like democrats.
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Chris Wallace is not a republican!! He's a registered democrat and he acts like one! He's in favor of bigger gov't and more spending in order to, what he claims, will stimulate the economy! He's an idiot!Ignore what the above person said. it is unknown his current political party registeration. He w…
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Answer 6 feet, 1 inch; 195 pounds. That was a while ago. Much before the Nobel prize went to his head, after the swelling stopped, he's about 300 pounds.
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He is republican
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owners= republican players= democrats or at least for the most part. most of them dont care about politics Wrong. Most athletes are republicans. And why is this? It's because athletes are far more down-to-earth than your Hollyweird actor types who like to live in fantasyland.
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he is really republican that's why he hate African-Americans
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The United States Republican Party is the second oldest currently existing political party in the United States. It began in 1854 and is today one of the two major political parties in the United States. Originally, it was composed mainly of northerners from both major parties of the time, the Democ…
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Actually..."An August 2008 estimate is that 51% of registered voters, including independents, lean toward the Democratic Party and 38% lean toward the Republican Party." The original answer below was taken from Pew Research in 2006. Source: http://pewresearch.org/pubs/933/a-closer-look-at-the-parti…
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They wanted the african americans to be able to vote and to become an US citizen.
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Republican
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It is questions like these that make this site so intriguing, and challenging, because within the parables are the mysteries and secrets of the Bible. "Virtue" is offered unto God in the form of a prayer to reinforce our love. it also "strengthens" the good spirit and diminishes the one which is evi…
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the work of the party that is done everyday is handled by a full-time paid National Chairman elected by the national committee.
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A person has to be 35 years old and a natural-born citizen of the United States in order to become president.*need to live in the united states for at least 14 years in addition of being a natural-born citizen of the United States
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On the average, the Democrats are considered more liberal and the Republicans are considered more conservative. However, there are liberal Republicans and conservative Democrats. The Republicans tend to favor less government and the Democrats tend to favor more government, when dealing with domestic…
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There are 195 countries in the world.
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According to IMDb (Internet Movie Database) :Greta is 5' 3" (1.60 m)Reference URL : http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1336063/bio
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Answer Taxes should be moderate, but are necessary for the protection and stability of our nation. We must pay back our debts and use tax dollars to fund critical programs which sustain the unfortunate members of our society and those who need help but can't get it.
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The Radical Republicans were that part of the Congress who gainsaid with the Reconstruction Plan of President Lincoln in the aftermath of the American Civil War. However after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, his Vice President Andrew Johnson took over as the next president of the United States…
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This is inaccurate because Pres. Bush and the Republican Party expanded the spending of the USA tremendously, mostly due to an expansion in military expenditures, and cut taxes, which caused an enormous federal deficit.
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Answer Drain Commissioners are statutory officers and their duties are quite important actually. Those include flood prevention and stream protection for urban and agricultural lands. That means they need money for all that and since the different parties have different views and approaches to t…
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Thomas Jefferson
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The disadvantages for the republic government is we can vote for people to represent us on day to day issues. If America was a true democracy, then everyone would vote on the state and federal budget, and the names of Post Offices. So to try to achieve a better level of effectiveness and progress, w…
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No, he was a Democrat.
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The Republican Party promoted many goals, but most importantly it was to keep slavery from spreading. A factory owner.
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Yes Lincoln was the first Republican president Before the establishment of the Republican Party, he was a member of the Whig party. Then when the Republican party was formed, he joined the Republican party. This was because Lincoln did not believe slavery was moral. .
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The Republican party of the 1920's was very respected, although hated by Democrats. Theodore Roosevelt was on of the key presidents from that party during the time period. The republican party then was much more liberal than we know it today. It is also important to remember that America was in a ti…
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what does the republican party stand for
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Much of Lincoln's plan for Reconstruction came from a group of Congressmen from his own party. The group, known as the Radical Republicans, believed that the Civil War had been fought over the moral issue of slavery. The Radicals insisted that the main goal of Reconstruction should be a total restru…
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198 according to the most recent info
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Democrats hold that the government should take care of its people. They tend to believe more in "big government" programs, such as national health care. They tend to support more socially liberal policies. Republicans hold that the government should be the framework, but the work should be done by …
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Carpetbaggers this is the right answer the person above me was right
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