The Democrat Party

  • The fist party

    Democratic Party emerged under Thomas Jefferson in the 1790s in opposition to the Federalist Party.
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    founded by Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and other influential opponents of the Federalists
  • Foundation of the Democratic Party

    Andrew Jackson founded the Democratic party in 1828.
  • The Group

    This party became a coalition of farmers, city dwelling laborers and Irish Catholic
  • First Convention

    The Party held its first National Convention in 1832 and nominated President Jackson for his second term.
  • slavery

    The Democrats split over the issue of slavery.
  • Democratic New Deal

    generation later, Franklin Roosevelt was elected president running on the promise of a New Deal. Roosevelt pulled America out of the Depression by looking beyond the Democratic base and energizing citizens around the belief that their government could actively assist them in times of need
  • JFL

    In the 1960s, President John F. Kennedy challenged an optimistic nation to build on its great history. Kennedy proclaimed a New Frontier and dared Americans to put a man on the moon, created the Peace Corps, and negotiated a treaty banning atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons.
  • The New Support Group

    The supporters shifted and the higher class started supporting Democrtic party
  • Obama is elected President

    Obama becomes the first black president in American history.