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The Whigs stood for liberty, a representative government, modernization, and socio-economic improvements. Other main points that they believed in include public education and cooperation between the public and private sectors.

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The Whig party only existed for about 20 years. This party supported the power of Congress over the president and also the restraining of trade between states or countries by way of quotas and tariffs.

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