The Political Positions Of The Democratic And Republican Parties

1620 Words May 8th, 2015 7 Pages
This comparison will be examining the differences between the policies and political positions of the Democratic and Republican parties on the major issues that or government is having such as the healthcare, the role of government, gun control, entitlements, immigration, taxes, abortion and gay rights and many other issues that or country is going throw. These two parties are the most powerful in America 's political landscape but differ greatly in their philosophies and ideals. In which Democrat and Republican platform are much different and similar, there is also much change in developing of each over the years.
The Democratic Party origin from the anti-federalist faction around the time of America’s independence from British rule. These factions was organized into the Democratic - Republican Party by Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and other influential people of the federalist in the 1792. Where the Republican Party is a much newer then the Democratic Party. It was founded 1854 by anti-slavery expansion activists and modernizers, the Republican Party rose to prominence with the election of Abraham Lincoln he was the first republican president. The more tradition approach is to see republican as historically conservative meaning they resist change and want to conserve what they see good about American while Democrats are progressive. Meaning they want to see progress.
The democratic and republican party have different view in the platform in which it developed. The point…
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