Asked in History of the United States
History of the United States
What was the one thing that united all members of the new Whig party was opposition to?
Asked in Elections and Voting, US Congress
How was the election of members of the House of Representatives different from the election of Members of Congress?
In the United States, "Member of Congress" is the same thing as "Member of the House of Representatives." ...
Asked in Bowling
Why is the party in power more cohesive than the opposition party?
Republicans all believe the exact same thing word for word, making them far more cohesive, and brainwashed, then the democrats who have their own individual opinions and beliefs ...
What was the difference between Andrew Jackson and Henry Clay?
Henry Clay was a leader in the Whig Party which was founded in opposition to Jackson's Democratic Party. For one thing, the Whigs favored re-chartering the Bank of the United States, which Jackson strongly opposed. The Whigs were less tolerant of slavery than was Jackson. Clay tended to be more aristocratic than Jackson and more concerned with manufacturing interests. ...
Asked in Benito Mussolini
How did Benito Mussolini deal with opposition in order to stay in power?
He did what all dictators do he killed them. Putin does the same thing today to get rid of opposition. ...
How has the Communist Party of Cuba manged to hold onto power in Cuba until today ignoring the Revolutions of 1989?
Cuba never had a formalized opposition, so when the Revolutions of 1989 spread over much of the communist world, no such thing occurred in Cuba. The Communist Party was the only ideological game in town. ...
Asked in Politics and Government
What do the English call their government?
There is no such thing as an English government. There is a parliament elected by voters in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. No single party has an overall majority in the House of Commons, so the current governmen is a coalition of the Conservative party and the Liberal Democrat party. ...
Asked in Hobbies & Collectibles
What is the best thing to have for your 11th birthday party?
The best thing to have in the winter is a movie, Ice skating party, or bowling!!!! the best thing in the summer is a pool party, Fun and games at your house or local park, Slumber party(girls) Football,hockey, baseball, basketball theme.(boys)!!!! The best thing is to invite alot of people! So you get alot of presents!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ...
Who did the new Whig party appeal to?
The Whig Party was united only in their hatred for Andrew Jackson. In the North, the Whigs were made up of men of education and wealth. They also supported the Whigs of the West in favoring Clay's American System and believed that the federal government should take the initiative in shaping economic development. In the South, Whigs tended to be those businessmen who supported high tariffs and even some strict states' rights advocates. In the 1830s, some Anti-Masons joined the Whig party...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
Do you think a hung parliament is a good thing?
Some folk might call it a balanced parliament. After all with the 'winner takes all' system, you can have the wishes of almost one half ignored. In New Zealand, three times in about 15 years, we had the situation where the governing party got more seats than the opposition, but the opposition party got a great majority of the votes. Hence the move to a MMP system (Multi Member Proportional Representation) Where one half of the parliament is elected on a 'seat' basis,...
Can gay people in Oklahoma become members of the United Methodist Church?
Answer The United Methodist Church welcomes all people, including gays and lesbians. However, some parishes would expect them to abstain from sex whilst others would not consider such a thing important. ...
How did the Communist Party under Stalin force people to obey?
The ruling Communist party used secret police, torture, and bloody purges to force people to obey. For the Party and its leader, Stalin, the "State" was the most important thing. Individuals were supposed to serve the State. Terror became an effective but immoral method to force citizens, communist party members and military officers to follow Stalin's dictates. ...