Bull Moose Party


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Bull Moose Party

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Noun1.Bull Moose Party - a former political party in the United States; founded by Theodore Roosevelt during the presidential campaign of 1912; its emblem was a picture of a bull moose
party, political party - an organization to gain political power; "in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
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Starting the campaign, the Republicans were convinced that Wilson was an illegitimate leader as he was elected with a minority of the votes because of the electoral fluke of the 1912 election, caused by Theodore Roosevelt's progressive Bull Moose Party siphoning off Republican votes.
Roosevelt's Revolt: The 1912 Republican Convention and the Launch of the Bull Moose Party
Nearly a century after Theodore Roosevelt's Bull Moose Party first called for health insurance reform, the United States has made major advances in access, quality, and affordability.