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The Republican party :
The Republican Party - one of the two main political parties in the United States. The second title Grand Old Party . The party was founded February 28, 1854 in Ripon, Wisconsin. It was organized as
an association of anti-slavery, reflecting the interests of the industrialists of the North (the Yankees),
and in contrast to the elitist Democratic Party, which ruled the country exclusively after the collapse
of the Whigs. The Republican Party put forward the demand to ban the spread of slavery into the
western lands, give the land free for everyone (formally, these areas were free, they are actually
inhabited by Indian tribes, whose opinion no one was interested), and set high import duties on
industrial goods from Europe. After the victory of northerners and their leader, Abraham Lincoln in
the Civil War the Republicans for almost 20 years continuously ruled the United States. But when the
1940-1960's a movement for civil rights of African Americans treated him coolly. I hereby decline to
the party may be called the time Democrat Franklin Roosevelt, this string of defeats Dwight
Eisenhower broke off one of the ideologists of the Cold War. But really, the party gained a second
wind in the late 70s of the XX century, came to power, former Hollywood actor, Ronald Reagan. He
updated the Republicans, they shook off a raid ultrakonservatizma. People from the team Reagan
ruled the United States until 2009.
The Republicans, unlike Democrats who hold the following positions:
limit illegal migration (up to minimize the migration flow), removal of illegal immigrants;
freely carry firearms;
struggle with the principle of separation of church and state, the struggle for "morality" and "family
values", the fight against equal rights of gays and lesbians in the family, pension, tax law, etc.
[citation needed 92 days], the fight against abortion ( especially in the later stages of pregnancy) and
opposition to attempts to increase the minimum wage;
counter measures to protect the environment, if such measures are contrary to the interests of
corporations and companies;
Opposition to trade unions in private enterprises, support for economic protectionism.
support for the death penalty as a punishment;
strengthen security and increase military spending, the denial of pacifism;
support of creationism as an alternative theory of the origin of life on Earth;
opposition to euthanasia and research on cloning;
the fight against international terrorism.