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Political Parties, 1789-1880

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Foldout chart illustrating the political parties of the United States, beginning with the colonial era. The explanation on the chart is as follows:

The space at the bottom contains the names of the Congresses. The colors above show the Sessions of each Congress. When the color begins the Session begins; when the color disappears the Session closes. The colors in the central space show, for each Session, the party which had a majority in the Senate; the colors in the bottom space show the party which had a majority in the House. When a House is doubtful the colors show the two rival parties. [See 1st Session of V. Congress.] The colors indicate the parties as in the diagram.

From Walter R. Houghton's Conspectus of the History of Political Parties and the Federal Government.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 105592

Creation Date: 1880 ca.

Creator Name: Houghton, Walter R.

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Genre: Book or Pamphlet

Original Format Type: prints, photomechanical

Original Format Number: JK 2262 H8

Original Dimensions: 56 x 13.5 inches

SUBJECTS

Books

Democratic Party (U.S.)

Intellectual life

Political parties

Political science

Republican Party (U.S. : 1792-1828)

Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

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