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The Modern Whig Party

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Cynthia Bissereth

on 27 October 2014

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Transcript of The Modern Whig Party

Whig History
1830s
Anti-Jacksonian party (merger of anti-masonic party)
Revived in 2007
The Modern Whig Party
Common Sense, Courage, Country
Work Cited
Basics on the Whigs
1830s
Economic protest party
Government ruled by the people
Four Major Platforms
Major Candidates of the Party
Impact on the
Democratic and Republican Parties
What They Believe
President Andrew Jackson
Senator Henry Clay

Original Whigs
Congress over the Presidency
Industrial growth spurred by a centralized monetary policy
Modern Whigs
Fiscally conservative, socially liberal
Compromise over conflict (methodology over ideology)
Centrist party
Division of Whig Party increased the size of Republican and Democratic Parties
Greater divide within our system.
Dubbins, Andrew. "America Says It Wants a Third Party. Why Not the Modern Whigs?" Slate Magazine. The Slate Group, 15 Dec. 2009. Web. 19 Oct. 2014.

Lallanilla, By Marc. "Veterans Bring the Whig Party Back." LiveScience. TechMedia Network, 10 Nov. 2013. Web. 19 Oct. 2014.

"Modern Whig Party." Modern Whig Party. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Oct. 2014.

Silver, Alexandra. "Top 10 Alternative Political Movements." Time. Time Inc., 29 Mar. 2010. Web. 19 Oct. 2014.

Weigant, Chris. "The Way of the Whig Party." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 14 Oct. 2013. Web. 19 Oct. 2014.
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