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The Democrat party was the first political party in the US & they owned slaves & made so much profit from slavery that they fought tooth & nail to keep slavery legal. The Republican party was started to END SLAVERY & the Democratic party continued to put up a fight to keep slavery legal & keep blacks from voting. The Democratic party started the Klu Klux Klan to frighten & intimidate blacks & those white sympathizers. Republican party is not racist. That is the party that freed the black…

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Oh how some people forget history that it was the Republican Party that abolished the atrocity that is slavery.

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Picture: #WomensRights Suffragists c.1911 As true today as then. #history

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On this day, Feb 28, 1854, the United States Republican Party is founded by anti-slavery expansion activists (ex-Whigs, ex-Free Soilers, and modernizers). It is commonly called GOP, standing for Grand Old Party. Abraham Lincoln was the country's first Republican President, whose term was 1861-1865.

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History Repeating Itself: Want to guess the very likely outcome of total Republican control again this time? Something similar to previous outcomes would not be desirable, but would be much preferable to the possible starting of World War III!

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Shirley Chisholm paved the way for Hillary Clinton to become the first woman to win a major party nomination!

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We ALL bear witness to our government being used by Rich, Entitled, Bigoted Men who feel they have the right to Disrespect and Lie on A Sitting President simply because they feel the White House is no place for a Black Man. That is the ONLY REASON these Hateful People have all but destroyed our Democracy. What's more troubling is the millions of "So Called Americans" who knew what the Republican Party was doing, but voted for them anyway. So if things aren't working out for you...DONT BLAME…

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Most won't have looked into history any deeper than tweets and facebook comments to realize that it actually was democrats that fought to keep the slave trade, and democrats that started the KKK!

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from Refinery29

10 Things You Didn't Know About MLK!

I bet you never knew this or you have heard that it was not true in some way. He was a Republican, and in EVERY single civil rights acts vote more Republicans voted in favor than Democrats. Learn history.

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