Democratic-Republican Party(redirected from Adams-Clay Republican)
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A political party in the United States that was opposed to the Federalist Party and was founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1792 and dissolved in 1828.
(Historical Terms) US history the antifederalist party originally led by Thomas Jefferson, which developed into the modern Democratic Party
a U.S. political party opposed to the Federalist Party, founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1792.
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|Noun||1.||Democratic-Republican Party - a former major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; opposed the old Federalist party; favored a strict interpretation of the constitution in order to limit the powers of the federal government|