The Mugwumps were Republican political activists who bolted from the United
States Republican Party by supporting Democratic candidate Grover Cleveland
Mugwumps. Mugwumps were Republicans who supported Democratic
presidential candidate Grover Cleveland in 1884 because they viewed their own
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...
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, ...
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.) ...
Nov 13, 2013 ... Who were the Mugwumps? Mark Twain of course. Other once famous
Mugwumps included Henry Ward Beecher, a Minister famous as ...
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 ...
The term mugwump may be derived from the Mugwumps, a group of nineteenth-
century American politicians who were against political corruption. That term ...
Both the Democratic and Republican Parties were vast coalitions of .... The
Mugwumps were Republican dissenters, who emerged in the election of 1884.