- People's Party (United States, 1970s)
The People's Party was a
political partyin the United States, founded in 1971by various individuals and local groups, including the Peace and Freedom Party, Commongood People's Party, Country People's Caucus, Human Rights Party, Liberty Union, New American Party, New Party and No Party. The party's goal was to present a united anti-war platform for the coming election.
Margaret Wright was the People's Party's presidential candidate in 1976, with Spock running as vice-president after
Maggie Kuhndeclined the spot.
After the election, the party moved to become a loose
coalition, but was soon defunct, with most of its founding parties also dissolved.
The party's papers are now in the "Western Historical Manuscript Collection" of the
University of Missouri–St. Louis, St. Louis, Missourihaving been where the party had held its conventions.
*Populist Party of the 19th century
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
People's Party (United States) — This is about the American political party commonly known as the Populists which existed from 1892 to 1908. For other American and worldwide parties using the term populists see Populist Party. For the American party with the same name which was… … Wikipedia
Democratic Party (United States) — Democratic Party … Wikipedia
Socialist Workers Party (United States) — Infobox American Political Party party name = Socialist Workers Party party articletitle = Socialist Workers Party (United States) party chairman = Jack Barnes senateleader = N/A houseleader = N/A foundation = 1938 ideology = Communism,… … Wikipedia
Libertarian Party (United States) — Libertarian Party Chairman Mark Hinkle Founded December 11, 1971 … Wikipedia
Populist Party (United States) — Infobox Historical American Political Party party name= Populist Party party party articletitle= Populist Party (United States) active= 1884 1908 ideology= Populism, bimetalism position= Left wing international= None preceded by= United States… … Wikipedia
Republican Party (United States) presidential primaries, 1980 — Infobox Election election name = Republican Party Presidential Primaries, 1980 country = United States type = presidential ongoing = no previous election = Republican Party (United States) presidential primaries, 1976 previous year = 1976 next… … Wikipedia
Labor Party (United States) — Infobox American Political Party party name = Labor Party party articletitle = Labor Party (United States) party chairman = Mark Dudzic senateleader = None houseleader = None foundation = 1996 ideology = Social democracy; Progressivism… … Wikipedia
Socialist Equality Party (United States) — Infobox American Political Party party name = Socialist Equality Party party articletitle = Socialist Equality Party (United States) party chairman = David North senateleader= None houseleader= None foundation = 1966 (as Workers League) ideology … Wikipedia
Republican Party (United States) — ] supports increased Federal investment into the development of clean alternative fuels such as ethanol as a way of helping the U.S. achieve energy independence. McCain supports the cap and trade policy, a policy that is quite popular among… … Wikipedia
Progressive Labor Party (United States) — The Progressive Labor Party (originally the Progressive Labor Movement and often referred to as PL) is a transnational communist party based in the United States. It was formed in the fall of 1961 by members of the Communist Party USA who felt… … Wikipedia