Among the following major political parties of the western world, which one is the oldest?

Options :
  1. The Republicans (USA)
  2. The Conservatives (UK)
  3. The Liberals (Canada)
  4. The Democrats (USA)
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 4


'The Republicans' or 'The Republican Party' is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being the Democratic Party. The party was founded in 1854. 'The Conservative Party' is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom. 'The Conservative Party' was founded in 1834, and was one of two dominant parties in the 19th century, along with 'The Liberal Party'. 'The Liberal Party' of Canada is the oldest federal political party in Canada. It was founded in 1867. 'The Democrats' or 'The Democratic Party' is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the younger 'Republican Party'. 'The Democratic Party' is the world's oldest existing political party. 'The Democratic Party' was formed in 1792, when supporters of Thomas Jefferson began using the name Republicans, or Jeffersonian Republicans, to emphasize its anti-aristocratic policies. It adopted its present name during the Presidency of Andrew Jackson in the 1829.

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