The Republican Party is one of the two most successful political parties in the United States (the other being the Democratic Party). Since 1868 to date, the presidency has been shared between the two major political parties. There have been 19 Republican presidents in the United States.What is the Republican Party known as today?
Republican Party (United States) The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP ( Grand Old Party ), is one of the two major political parties in the United States; the other is its historic rival, the Democratic Party . The GOP was founded in 1854 by opponents of the Kansas–Nebraska Act, which had expanded slavery into U.S. territories.Who was the first Republican President?
Abraham Lincoln was the first Republican president. Under the leadership of Lincoln and a Republican Congress, slavery was banned in the United States in 1865. The GOP was generally dominant during the Third and the Fourth Party System periods.What is the current political party in the United States?
Following the results of the 2018 midterm elections, the Republican Party controls the bulk of the power in the United States as of 2019, holding the presidency (Donald Trump), a majority in the United States Senate, and a majority of governorships (27) and state legislatures (full control of 30/50 legislatures, split control of two).