The Mugwumps were Republican political activists who bolted from the United
States Republican Party by supporting Democratic candidate Grover Cleveland
Mugwumps were Republicans who supported Democratic presidential candidate
Grover Cleveland in 1884 because they viewed their own party's candidate, ...
Mugwump, in U.S. politics, member of a reform-oriented faction of the Republican
Party that refused to support the candidacy of James G. Blaine for the ...
Mugwumps were a faction of the Republican Party of the 1880s. They opposed
political favoritism and corruption and promoted honest government. Read...
Mugwumps were members of the Republican Party who in the 1884 presidential
election chose not to support the Republican candidate...
Aug 25, 2009 ... To the extent that anybody remembers them at all, the Mugwumps of the 1870s
and .... (There's no avoiding it: the Mugwumps were snobs.) ...
The issues that most enflamed Americans in those days were left over from two
.... But if the Mugwumps were wrong to be offended by the use of the wrong fork, ...
The term mugwump may be derived from the Mugwumps, a group of nineteenth-
century American politicians who were against political corruption. That term ...
The Mugwumps "were Progressives not because of economic deprivations but
primarily because they were victims of an upheaval in status," brought on largely
Both the Democratic and Republican Parties were vast coalitions of .... The
Mugwumps were Republican dissenters, who emerged in the election of 1884.