Political Parties in USA

Political Parties in USA

Political parties in USA have always had a controversial effect though the United States Constitution has always kept mum on the issue of political parties since the time it was signed in 1787.

The political parties in US are mostly dominated by a two- party system. At the time of signing up of constitution the nation did not witness any political party, indeed we can conclude that no nation in the world had voter based political parties. Below listed are PRESENT MAJOR Political parties of USA.

  • Republican Party
  • Democratic Party
  • Independent Politician

Republican Party: – The party is commonly referred as GOP (Grand Old Party) which is named after republicanism. Republicanism had aninfluential value at the time of American Revolution. In 1854 the party was crafted by Economic modernizers, anti-slavery activists, ex Whigs and ex free soilers. Gradually the Republicans caught a tight grip in politics nationally and to the majority of northern states mostly between 1860 and 1932.

The Republican is counted in one of the major contemporary political parties in the United States. The party was founded on March 20, 1854 approx 163 years back. The main ideologies followed by the party are:

. Conservatism

. Economic Liberalism

. Federalism and

. Social Conservatism.

Democratic Party: – The party considered being one of the biggest rivals of the Republican Party. The modern -day Democratic Party was founded around 1828, by supporters of Andrew Jackson, making it the world’s oldest political party.The main ideologies followed by the party are:

. Modern Liberalism

. Social Liberalism

Independent Politician: – Also termed as nonpartisan politician, he/she is a politician who is not having any sort of affiliation with any political party. In some parts of the world electors can have a tradition of   choosing or electing independents, so standing for a political party can be a big disadvantage. Kuwait states political parties as unlawful, hence candidates stand independent. Some independent politician may be affiliated to any party in the past continues to align with the party’s views but may not choose to stand in its name.

In running for public office, independents can choose to form a party or alliance with other independents, and may formally register their party or alliance.

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