Formation of the Republican Party
We all know that slavery was not the main reason of the Civil War, the
main reason was Sectionalism and the south trying to seceding from the Union.
One good thing that the opposition to slavery did do is launch three different
parties, two of which did not last for a long time.
Some anti-slavery leaders looked to political methods as a way of attacking
the institution. When these men
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in 1909-13. Warren G. Harding in 1921-23 died in office. Calvin
Coolidge in 1923-25, 1925-29. Herbert C. Hoover 1929-33. Then after a period
of twenty years the Republicans regained the presidency with the election of
General Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1953-57, 1957-61. Since then they have placed
Richard M. Nixon 1969-73, 1973-74 when he resigned and let Gerald R. Ford Jr.
in 1974-77 take over1. Ronald W. Reagan in 1981-85, 1985-89.George Bush in