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- Republican Party (United States), history: The history of one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America.
- Democratic Party (United States), history: Add brief definition or description
- American election campaigns, 19th century: In the 19th century during the First Party System, the Second Party System and the Third Party System the United States invented or developed a number of new methods for conducting American Election Campaigns.
- Second Party System: Term used by historians and political scientists referring to the United States' political system from about 1828 to 1854.
- Andrew Jackson: (1767-1845) Seventh U.S. President (from 1829 to 1837), general defeating the British at New Orleans in 1815; sponsored the violent removal of Native Americans from Tennessee to Oklahoma.
- Martin Van Buren: (1782-1862) Eighth U.S. President (from 1837 to 1841) and a close ally of President Andrew Jackson.
- Henry Clay: (1777-1852) American Whig Party leader, 3-time failed presidential candidate, and broker of North/South compromises that held the Union together.
- Whig Party: Party of the Second Party System, 1830 to mid-1850s, formed by Henry Clay to battle President Andrew Jackson's policies.
- Abraham Lincoln: (1809-65) Sixteenth U.S. President (from 1861 to 1865) who prosecuted the American Civil War to reclaim 11 seceding states and abolish slavery; assassinated in 1865 near the beginning of his second term. Considered the greatest of all American presidents.
- Daniel Webster: (1782-1852) Leading American politician of the antebellum Whig Party, famous for his oratory, his legal and diplomatic skills, and his efforts to prevent the Civil War in the name of American nationalism.