Presidential Elections and Political Party Shifts

Presidents

George Washington (no party)

1789 - 1797

John Adams (Federalist)

1797 - 1801

Thomas Jefferson (Democratic-Republican)

1801 - 1809

James Madison (Democratic-Republican)

1809 - 1817

James Monroe (Democratic-Repbulican)

1817 - 1825

John Q. Adams (Democratic-Republican)

1825 - 1829

Andrew Jackson (Democrat)

1829 - 1837

Martin Van Buren (Democrat)

1837 - 1841

Party Shifts

Democratic-Republicans

1791 - 1825

Federalists

1794 - 1816

Democratic Party

1825 - 2009

Whig Party

1833 - 1856