In 1860, the Democrats strength was in the Southern States.
Between 1860 and the early 1930s, the Republican Party was seen as being the 'liberal, progressive' party.
It had its main strength in the North of the USA.
In the 19th Century, the Democrat Party was the 'racist', conservative party.
William Henry Seward
William Henry Seward, Republican United States Secretary of State from 1861 to 1869, described the Southern States as being backward.
Seward described the South's slave masters as being lazy and sinful.
In the South, prior to the Civil War, Seward found "exhausted soil, old and decaying towns, wretchedly neglected roads ... an absence of enterprise and improvement."
Republican President, Abraham Lincoln, who 'abolished slavery'.
After the Civil war, the Republicans made some attempt to reconstruct the South.
But, there was a recession, and the money ran out.
The Republican Theodore Roosevelt was the President of the United States from 1901 to 1909.
He was seen as being a 'progressive'.
The Republicans controlled the North of the USA.
1936 election. Franklin Roosevelt was a Democrat.
In the 1960s, the Democrats were seen as being the 'liberal, progressive' party, and their main strength was in the North of the USA.
The Republican Party criticised the civil rights reforms of the 1960s.
Romney - Republican.
Today, the Republican Party is a nearly all-white party, with its main strength in the South and Midwest.
1. Tell the people that the 9 11 attack was the work of a Republican government?
2. Tell the people that, under the Republican Eisenhower, the CIA carried out the mind control of Americans?
3. Tell the people that the military and CIA run the child abuse rings?
4. Transfer money from the rich 1% to the ordinary citizens?