The party was founded by Thomas Jefferson.
The party was formed to fight against the Federalist Party for the Bill of Rights.
Thomas Jefferson was a presidential candidate and Aaron Burr was vice president.
The party opposed Federalist policies, like high tarrifs, a navy, military spending, and a national bank
Pesident James monroe created a policy of peace with the past poltical opponents.
As of Novemeber 2008 35% of Americans declare themselves democrats
The democratic Party feels strongly about gun control. They feel that guns should not just be administered to anyone but anyone who wants to get a license.
Democrats belive a woman has control and say over her own body, and that she should have her own choice on abortion. Democrats are pro-life
Hilary Clintion is a very influential democrat in today's society