The Democratic Party defended slavery, started the Civil War...
The Democratic Party defended slavery, started the Civil War, founded the KKK, and fought against every major civil rights act in U.S. history.
The Inconvenient Truth About the Democratic Party
Did you know that the Democratic Party defended slavery, started the Civil War, founded the KKK, and fought against every major civil rights act in U.S. history? Watch as Carol Swain, professor of pol...
Do you align yourself with the Democratic Party?...
Do you align yourself with the Democratic Party? Why?
Why Did The Democratic And Republican Parties Switch Platforms?
During the 1860s, Republicans, who dominated northern states, orchestrated an ambitious expansion of federal power, helping to fund the transcontinental railroad, the state university system and the s...
How Did The Republican And Democratic Parties Get Their Animal Symbols?
The Democratic Party’s donkey and the Republican Party’s elephant have been on the political scene since the 19th century. The origins of the Democratic donkey can be traced to the 1828 presidential c...
Egypt's Government Declares Muslim Brotherhood A Terrorist Group
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military-backed interim government declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization Wednesday, intensifying its campaign of arrests and prosecutions targeting its members ...
History of the Conservative Party (UK)
The modern Conservative Party of the United Kingdom, also known as the Unionist Party in the early 20th century, traces its origins back to the "Tory" supporters of James Stuart, Duke of York, later K...
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History of Fianna Fáil
Fianna Fáil was founded on 23 March 1926 when a group of deputies led by Eamonn De Valera split from Sinn Féin, and adopted its name on 2 April of the same year.
The Fianna Fáil Party was founded ...
History of Fine Gael
This article chronicles the history of the Fine Gael political party from its inception to the present day.
In the face of intimidation of Cumann na nGaedheal meetings by the anti-treaty IRA and t...
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History of the Green Party of England and Wales
The Green Party of England and Wales has its roots in the PEOPLE Party started in Coventry in 1972/3 by four professional friends (Michael Benfield, Freda Sanders, Tony & Lesley Whittaker). It the...
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History of the Labour Party (UK)
The Labour Party grew out of the trade union movement of the late 19th century, and surpassed the Liberal Party as the main opposition to the Conservatives in the early 1920s. In the 1930s and 1940s...
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History of Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin (English: "We Ourselves", often mistranslated as "Ourselves Alone") is the name of an Irish political party founded in 1905 by Arthur Griffith. It subsequently became a focus for various...
History of Sinn Féin - Wikipedia
History of the Irish Labour Party

In the first decade of the twentieth century, considerable debate took place within the Irish Trade Union Congress on whether the organised trade union movement in Ireland should take part in pol...
Liberal Party (UK)
The Liberal Party was a liberal political movement that formed one of the two major political parties in the United Kingdom during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Its influence then waned, but not ...
Liberal Party (UK) - Wikipedia
Why Did The Democratic And Republican Parties Switch Platforms?
During the 1860s, Republicans, who dominated northern states, orchestrated an ambitious expansion of federal power, helping to fund the transcontinental railroad, the state university system and the s...
History of the Portuguese Communist Party
The history of the Portuguese Communist Party (Portuguese: Partido Comunista Português, [pɐɾˈtiðu kumuˈniʃtɐ puɾtuˈɣeʃ], or PCP), spans a period of more than 92 years, since its foundation in 1921...
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Communist Party of China
The Communist Party of China (CPC) is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China (PRC). The CPC is the sole governing party of China, although it coexists alongside 8 ot...
Communist Party of China - Wikipedia
Liverpool 29
The Liverpool 29 councillors were 29 left-wing councillors on the Liverpool City Council who were suspended from the Labour Party group on the council in 1990 for voting against rent rises, redundanci...
History of the Libertarian Party (United States)
The Libertarian Party of the United States was formed in Colorado Springs in the home of Luke Zell by a group of individuals led by David Nolan on December 11, 1971, after several months of debate amo...
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Cumann na nGaedheal (1900)
Cumann na nGaedheal ([ˈkʊmən nə ˈŋeːl̪ˠ]; "Society of the Gaels"), was a political organisation founded in 1900. Arthur Griffith had written an article the United Irishman newspaper in March 1900, cal...
Gang of 22
The "Gang of 22" was a group of Fianna Fáil TDs (members of parliament) who were opposed to the leadership of Charles Haughey in the early 1980s. The very evident division within the Fianna Fáil parli...
Bloc Québécois
The Bloc Québécois ([blɔk kebekwa], Quebec Bloc) is a federal political party in Canada devoted to the protection of Quebec's interests in the House of Commons of Canada, and the promotion of Quebec s...
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10th Congress of the Russian Communist Party (b)
The 10th Congress of the Russian Communist Party (Bolsheviks) was held during March 8–16, 1921 in Moscow. Halfway through the Congress, the Kronstadt uprising started.The Congress was attended by 694 ...
10th Congress of the Russian Communist Party (b) - Wikipedia
Bloc Québécois leadership elections
Lucien Bouchard, the first leader of the Bloc Québécois was elected by acclamation by the MPs who formed the Bloc in 1990. When the party held its first convention in April 1995 his leadership was rat...
Bloc Québécois leadership elections - Wikipedia
Primrose Club
The Primrose Club was a short-lived political London gentlemen's club founded in 1886 and located at 4-5 Park Place, St. James's. It was aligned to the Conservative party, with members having to pledg...