The Pros And Cons Of The Republican Party

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The Republican Party was founded in 1854, by anti-slavery activists and members of the Whig Party, and it is referred as Grand Old Party or GOP. The Republican Party is known in supporting issues, such as, socially conservative policies, free market capitalism, opposing regulation and labor unions. During the history there have been eighteen Republican U.S. Presidents, but in this essay I am going to focus on only six of them divided into two periods of time; three Republican presidents of 1920s and the first three Republican presidents elected after World War II. The first three presidents of the 1920s period of time are named Warren Harding, Calving Coolidge, and the last one Herbert Hoover. A similarity between these three Republican presidents …show more content…

Harding was elected as the U.S. president in 1920. Supported by his mate Calving Coolidge who later on became the next Republican president after Harding died, they won the election defeated the Democrat James. C. Cox. Harding was a symbol of government’s goodwill toward business encouraging a strong economy and industrialization; some of Harding’s known govern policies were endorsement of African American civil rights, financial policies, and fiscal responsibility. The creation of the Budget Bureau in 1921 from Harding’s administration was efficient because it streamlined prodigal federal spending. Under the Harding administration happen a couple of both positive and negative interventions, such as, unemployment rate decline, he used to reward his close friends with powerful positions, but on the other hand there were some scandals too, for instance, Teapot Dome …show more content…

Nixon uses the détente policy, which its main purpose was to limit the Soviet arms buildup and to check its expansion and the next strategy, was to inhibit both radicalism and revolution in the third world. Under his presidency, wars like in Vietnam were coasting a lot, so in order to reduce the huge United States’ deficit he chooses to expand trade between two communist giants Chinese and Soviets. The majority of Richard Nixon’s policies were liberal; his policies doubled the budgets of the new National Endowment for the Humanities and National Endowment for the Arts, on the other hand he created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, signed major environmental legislation, and he made an effort to manage the economy using deficit spending, furthermore, he even proposed a guaranteed min. income for all

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