Republican party timeline
Manuel Carrasco Diaz
⟶ Updated 10 months ago ⟶
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Current senate majority leader mithc mcconnel born
President Abe Lincoln adda note at the end of the EMancipation Proclamation clarifying that his freeing the slaves means replublicans
Cartoonist Thomas Nast popularizes the party’s mascot, an elephant that hates poor people.
President Benjamin Harrison presides over only four-year stretch in American history where literally nothing happened. 1889-1893
Congress votes to censure Senator Joseph McCarthy, and the GOP learns an important lesson about not relying on fear and demagoguery to win elections.
Democratic and Republican parties decide to switch platforms out of boredom
Richard Nixon becomes the only Republican president to face consequences for his actions.
Party leaders realize they can just say “welfare queens” instead of “lazy minorities.”
Republicans sweep midterms on the back of the “Contract With America,” which promises they’ll be beholden to interests of a completely different set of lobbyists than the Democrats.
Purchased by NRA.
President George W. Bush begins successful campaign to ensure nation completely forgets about Iraq War.
Another traditional Republican elected president.
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