History
Laci969
24

Before the formation of the Republican Party, which party opposed the Democratic Party? Describe the issue that provided the foundation for the creation of the Republican Party.

+2
(1) Answers
Katherine644

The party that opposed the democrats beforehand was the Whig party. The formation of the Republican party was due to high tensions within the Whig party over the issue of slavery. Thus the party split with anti-slavery Whigs forming what is known as the Republican party.

Add answer