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Phil asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 month ago

How did the Whig Party get its name?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago
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    Led by Henry Clay, the name “Whigs” was derived from the English antimonarchist party and and was an attempt to portray Jackson as "King Andrew." The Whigs were one of the two major political parties in the United States from the late 1830s through the early 1850s.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Wikipedia and Google can answer that for you in seconds. try them, it's not like attempting rocket science or brain surgery.

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