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 ...
Nov 13, 2013 ... Who were the Mugwumps? Mark Twain of course. Other once famous
Mugwumps included Henry Ward Beecher, a Minister famous as ...
Mugwumps were a faction of the Republican Party of the 1880s. They opposed
political favoritism and corruption and promoted honest government. Read...
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 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.
Oct 11, 2010 ... I have no doubt of Cleveland's election.”** The Republicans, who were counting
on James G. Blaine to extend their stay in the White house into ...
Mugwumps were members of the Republican Party who in the 1884 presidential
election chose not to support the Republican candidate...