Who was the leader of the Republican Party?
on of them was thomas Jefferson
The 'leader' of the US House of Representatives is known as the Speaker of the House. The Speaker is elected by the Party (Democrat or Republican) that controls the most seats in the House, known as the majority party. The Speaker is also therefore, the majority leader. The Party with fewer seats in the House than the other Party is known as the minority party, and the minority party elects its own leader, known as…
The Democratic Party is the brainchild of Martin Van Buren from the remnants of the Democractic-Republican Party after the disaster of the 1824 election. The leader of the newly formed Democrat Party in the 1830's was first Andrew Jackson, then Martin Van Buren. The Democratic National Committee wasn't organized until 1848. The other portion of the Democratic-Republican Party became the Whigs until 1852 when Abraham Lincoln formed the Republican Party.