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2001-present/4th largest current party/promotes environmentalism, nonviolence, social justice, LGBT rights, & anti-racism/running Jill Stein for Pres in 2016
1854-present/founded by anti-slavery activists/ran Fremont in 1856/elected 18 US Presidents/American conservatism/running Trump in 2016
1848-1854/founded in Buffalo, NY/single-issue party/opposed expansion of slavery into western territories/agreed w/Wilmot Proviso/absorbed by Republican Party
1828-present/world's oldest active party/modern liberalism & welfare state/Jackson was 1st of 15 US Presidents/running Clinton in 2016
1790's-1816/also known as First Hamiltonian Party/1st US political party/supported strong national govt, banks, business/Washington, Adams, Hamilton, Jay
1828-1838/1st 'third party' in US/initially had single issue/split from National Republicans/later merged into Whigs/introduced nominating conventions & adoption of party platforms
1971-present/3rd largest currently/founded in opposition to Vietnam War, conscription, & ending gold standard/fiscally conservative, socially liberal/running Gary Johnson in 2016
1799-1828/party of Jefferson, Madison, Monroe/considered First Party System/opposed Hamilton & Federalists/strongest in South/demanded states' rights/supported yeoman farmers
1833-1854/central to Second Party System/opposed Jackson democrats/supremacy of Congress over Pres/modernization/economic protectionism/WH Harrison & Tyler as Pres
1860-1861/also Bell-Everett Party/conservative Whigs who wanted to avoid secession over slavery/took no stand whatever on slavery

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