Did You Know?
The Republican party was founded to abolish slavery in Rippon Wisconsin in 1854.
The 13th Amendment banning slavery passed with 100% Republican support.
Republicans authored the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote.
The 14th Amendment guaranteeing due process and equal protection was passed with 94% Republican support.
The 15th Amendment guaranteeing the right to vote for all Americans passed with 98% Republican support.
The Republican Congress passed the Third Enforcement Act, outlawing the Klu Klux Klan in 1871.
Republican Chief Justice Earl Warren delivered the landmark “Brown vs. Board of Education” decision in 1954.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was introduced by a majority of Republicans in spite of a Democratic ﬁlibuster.