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What factors led to the rise of the Whig Party? 

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Let us look at three factors that helped the Whig Party to rise in the late 1820s and early 1830s.

First, there was the fact that the Federalist Party had died almost two decades previous and had not yet been replaced by any official party.  The federalists, then, would have been looking to join a party if one arose.  They came to form part of...

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