The conservative tradition in the Republican Party features opposition to labor unions, high taxes and government regulation. In economic policy, conservatives call for a large reduction in government spending, free trade, less regulation of the economy and personalized accounts for Social Security.
An alternate symbol of the Republican Party in states such as Indiana, New York and Ohio is the bald eagle as opposed to the Democratic rooster or the Democratic five-pointed star. In Kentucky, the log cabin is a symbol of the Republican Party (not related to the gay Log Cabin Republicans organization).
The libertarian wing of the Republican Party, a relatively small faction, emphasizes free markets, minimal social controls and a constitutional republic for government structure. They seek to reduce government social spending, regulation, and taxes.
To start the article we list out the definition of a Republican, then we cover the Republican Party’s core beliefs, then we list out the Republican Party’s beliefs on all the major issues. The Definition of a Republican: a member of the Republican party of the U.S.
The Republican Party was also the first party to favor women’s suffrage, and the majority of states that voted to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment were Republican states. The Republican Party often refers to itself as the GOP, which many believe to stand for Grand Old Party.