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Mugwumps - Wikipedia

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The Mugwumps were Republican political activists who bolted from the United States Republican Party by supporting Democratic candidate Grover Cleveland in ...

Mugwumps – Political Dictionary

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Mugwumps. Mugwumps were Republicans who supported Democratic presidential candidate Grover Cleveland in 1884 because they viewed their own party's ...

Mugwump | American political faction | Britannica.com

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Sep 29, 2006 ... Mugwump, in U.S. politics, member of a reform-oriented faction of the Republican Party that refused to support the candidacy of James G.

Mugwumps: Definition & Summary | Study.com

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Mugwumps were a faction of the Republican Party of the 1880s. They opposed political favoritism and corruption and promoted honest government. Read...

Definition of Mugwumps - 19th Century History - About.com

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The Mugwumps were a political faction which helped to swing the presidential election of 1884 but faded out and did not become a lasting force.

Mugwumps: Public Moralists of the Gilded Age | Foundation for ...

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Jun 1, 1999 ... As Tucker shows, however, the Mugwumps were much more than mere moral reformers. They were eloquent and persuasive spokesmen for ...

The Mugwumps: Public Moralists of the Gilded Age - FrumForum

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Aug 25, 2009 ... [T]he typical Mugwump was a conservative in his economic and political views. .... (There's no avoiding it: the Mugwumps were snobs.) At first ...

Bring Back the Mugwumps - The Atlantic

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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, ...

Mostly Forgotten History: What's a Mugwump - Daily Kos

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Nov 13, 2013 ... Who were the Mugwumps? Mark Twain of course. Other once famous Mugwumps included Henry Ward Beecher, a Minister famous as ...

Grover Cleveland, Mugwumps, and the 1884 Election - American ...

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Grover Cleveland won a narrow victory over James Blaine with the help of a group of voters called "mugwumps". These were Republicans who bolted from their ...