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African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde

The African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde is a political party in Guinea-Bissau. Originally formed to peacefully campaign for independence from Portugal, the party turned to armed conflict in the 1960s and was one of the bel ...

                                               

UK Independence Party

The UK Independence Party is a Eurosceptic, right-wing populist political party in the United Kingdom. It currently has a single Assembly Member in the National Assembly for Wales. The party reached its greatest level of success in the mid-2010s, ...

                                               

African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde

The African Party of Independence of Cape Verde is a former socialist party and currently a social-democratic political party in Cape Verde. Its members are nicknamed "os tambarinas" in Portuguese, and they identify themselves with the color yellow.

                                               

United National Independence Party

The United National Independence Party is a political party in Zambia. It governed the country from 1964 to 1991 under the socialist presidency of Kenneth Kaunda, and which was the sole legal party between 1973 and 1990.

                                               

Congress Party for the Independence of Madagascar

Party of the Independence Congress of Madagascar, is a communist political party in Madagascar. AKFM was founded on November 8, 1958. One of the organizations that took part in the formation was the UPM of Francis Sautron. The founding president ...

                                               

Azerbaijan National Independence Party

NIPA was founded on July 3–4, 1992 and was officially registered at the Justice Ministry on July 17 the same year, reestablishing multi-party system in Azerbaijan after 70 years of Soviet rule. NIPA was the first political organization to struggl ...

                                               

Independence Party (Iceland)

The Independence Party is a liberal-conservative, Eurosceptic political party in Iceland. It is currently the largest party in the Alþingi, with 16 seats. The chairman of the party is Bjarni Benediktsson. The secretary of the party is Aslaug Arna ...

                                               

Independence Party (Mandatory Palestine)

The Independence Party of Palestine was an Arab nationalist political party established on 13 August 1932 in Palestine during the British Mandate. The party was founded by Muhammad Izzat Darwaza, and the other founders of the party were Fahmi al- ...

                                               

Independence Party (United States)

The Independence Party, established as the Independence League, was a short-lived minor American political party sponsored by newspaper publisher and United States Representative William Randolph Hearst in 1906. The organization was the successor ...

                                               

Estonian Independence Party

The Estonian Independence Party is a far-right political party in Estonia. The party, founded in 1999, is a successor to the Estonian Future Party. One of the principal aims of the party is the withdrawal of Estonia from the European Union. The p ...

                                               

Alaskan Independence Party

The Alaskan Independence Party is a political party and independence movement in the U.S. state of Alaska that advocates an in-state referendum which includes the option of Alaska becoming an independent country. The party also advocates position ...

                                               

Puerto Rican Independence Party

The Puerto Rican Independence Party is a social-democratic political party in Puerto Rico that campaigns for the independence of Puerto Rico from United States suzerainty. Those who follow the PIP ideology are usually called independentistas, pip ...

                                               

Gittern

The gittern was a relatively small gut strung round-backed instrument that first appears in literature and pictorial representation during the 13th century in Western Europe. It is usually depicted played with a quill plectrum, as we can see clea ...

                                               

Valiha

The valiha is a tube zither from Madagascar made from a species of local bamboo; it is considered the "national instrument" of Madagascar. The term is also used to describe a number of related zithers of differing shapes and materials. Aside from ...

                                               

Biwa

The biwa is a Japanese short-necked fretted lute, often used in narrative storytelling. The biwa is the chosen instrument of Benten, goddess of music, eloquence, poetry, and education in Japanese Buddhism.The biwa is a plucked string instrument t ...

                                               

Political parties in the United States

Political parties in the United States are dominated by two major parties. Since the 1850s, they have been the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. This two-party system is based on laws, party rules and custom. Various small minor parties ...

                                               

Byzaanchy

The byzaanchy is a four-stringed vertical spike fiddle used in the traditional music of Tuva. It is similar to the Chinese sihu. However, the byzaanchy s soundbox is generally made of wood whereas the sihu usually has a metal soundbox. The byzaan ...

                                               

Gusle

The gusle is a single-stringed musical instrument traditionally used in the Dinarides region of Southeastern Europe. The instrument is always accompanied by singing; musical folklore, specifically epic poetry. The gusle player holds the instrumen ...

                                               

List of political parties in the United States

These organizations do not nominate candidates for election but otherwise function similarly to political parties. Some of them have nominated candidates in the past.

                                               

American Independent Party

The American Independent Party is a far-right political party in the United States that was established in 1967. The AIP is best known for its nomination of former Governor George Wallace of Alabama, who carried five states in the 1968 presidenti ...

                                               

Democratic National Committee cyber attacks

The Democratic National Committee cyber attacks took place in 2015 and 2016, in which Russian computer hackers infiltrated the Democratic National Committee computer network, leading to a data breach. Some cybersecurity experts, as well as the U. ...

                                               

Libertarian Party (United States)

The Libertarian Party is a political party in the United States that promotes civil liberties, non-interventionism, laissez-faire capitalism, and limiting the size and scope of government. The party was conceived in August 1971 at meetings in the ...

                                               

Union Party (United States)

The Union Party was a short-lived political party in the United States, formed in 1936 by a coalition of radio priest Father Charles Coughlin, old-age pension advocate Francis Townsend, and Gerald L. K. Smith, who had taken control of Huey Longs ...

                                               

Whig Party (United States)

The Whig Party was a political party active in the middle of the 19th century in the United States of America. Alongside the Democratic Party, it was one of the two major parties in the United States during the late 1830s, the 1840s, and the earl ...

                                               

Greenback Party

The Greenback Party was an American political party with an anti-monopoly ideology which was active between 1874 and 1889. The party ran candidates in three presidential elections - in the elections of 1876, 1880, and 1884, before fading away. Th ...

                                               

Free Soil Party

The Free Soil Party was a short-lived political party in the United States active from 1848 to 1854, when it merged into the Republican Party. The party was largely focused on the single issue of opposing the expansion of slavery into the western ...

                                               

Liberty Party (United States, 1840)

The Liberty Party was a minor political party in the United States in the 1840s. The party was an early advocate of the abolitionist cause and it broke away from the American Anti-Slavery Society to advocate the view that the Constitution was an ...

                                               

United States Pirate Party

The United States Pirate Party is an American political party founded in 2006 by Brent Allison and Alex English. The partys platform is aligned with the global Pirate movement, and supports reform of copyright laws to reflect open source and free ...

                                               

2008 Democratic Party presidential primaries

The 2008 Democratic presidential primaries were the selection processes by which voters of the Democratic Party chose its nominee for President of the United States in the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Senator Barack Obama of Illinois was sele ...

                                               

2012 Democratic Party presidential primaries

The 2012 Democratic presidential primaries and caucuses were the process by which voters of the Democratic Party chose its nominee for President of the United States in the 2012 U.S. presidential election. President Barack Obama won the Democrati ...

                                               

2016 Democratic Party presidential primaries

The 2016 Democratic Party presidential primaries and caucuses were a series of electoral contests organized by the Democratic Party to select the 4.051 delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention held July 25–28 and determine the nominee ...

                                               

1992 Republican Party presidential primaries

The 1992 Republican presidential primaries and caucuses were a series of electoral contests taking place within all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia occurring between February 18 to June 9, 1992. Sanctioned by the Republican Party, the ...

                                               

2016 Republican Party presidential primaries

The 2016 Republican Party presidential primaries and caucuses were a series of electoral contests that took place within all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories between February 1 and June 7, 2016. Sanctioned by th ...

                                               

Progressive Party (United States, 1912)

The Progressive Party was a third party in the United States formed in 1912 by former president Theodore Roosevelt after he lost the presidential nomination of the Republican Party to his former protege and conservative rival, incumbent president ...

                                               

Progressive Party (United States, 1924–34)

The Progressive Party of 1924 was a new party created as a vehicle for Robert M. La Follette, Sr. to run for president in the 1924 election. It did not run candidates for other offices, and it disappeared after the election. The party advocated p ...

                                               

Progressive Party (United States, 1948)

The United States Progressive Party of 1948 was a left-wing political party that served as a vehicle for former Vice President Henry A. Wallaces 1948 presidential campaign. The party sought desegregation, the establishment of a national health in ...

                                               

1968 Democratic National Convention protest activity

Protest activity against the Vietnam War took place prior to and during the 1968 Democratic National Convention. In 1967, counterculture and anti-Vietnam War protest groups had been promising to come to Chicago and disrupt the convention, and the ...

                                               

Federalist Party

The Federalist Party was the first political party in the United States. Under Alexander Hamilton, it dominated the national government from 1789 to 1801. It became a minority party while keeping its stronghold in New England and made a brief res ...

                                               

Dàn bầu

The dàn bầu also dàn doc huyền is a Vietnamese stringed instrument, in the form of a monochord zither.

                                               

Phandar

The Phandar is a traditional vainakhish three-string plucked instrument from Chechnya and Ingushetia in the Northern Caucasus. The sound produced by the Phandar is similar to the Panduri, but it is easy to hear the difference between these two si ...

                                               

The Other Russia (party)

In 2010, three members of the party were arrested and beaten for their role in the Manezhnaya Square riots. These arrests were flagged by human rights organizations as politically motivated by the members involvement in The Other Russia. Since 20 ...

                                               

Libertarian Party of Russia

The Libertarian Party of Russia is a right-libertarian political party in the Russian Federation founded in 2008 based on "self-ownership and non-aggression". The party has had two members elected to local office, one in Moscow and the other in M ...

                                               

People's Freedom Party "For Russia without Lawlessness and Corruption"

Peoples Freedom Party "For Russia without Lawlessness and Corruption" was a Russian liberal democratic political party founded on 13 December 2010 by opposition politicians Vladimir Ryzhkov, Boris Nemtsov, Mikhail Kasyanov and Vladimir Milov and ...

                                               

Pirate Party of Russia

The Pirate Party of Russia is a political party in Russia based on the model of the Swedish Pirate Party. It was founded in July 2009.

                                               

Russian Maoist Party

The RMP accepts the legacy of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party until 1976 making it anti-revisionist. The RMP rejects the legacy of the CPSU since 1953 and of the CCP since 1976. They consider the succeeding regimes of Nikita Khrushchev ...

                                               

Russian Fascist Party

The Russian Fascist Party, sometimes called the All-Russian Fascist Party, was a minor Russian emigre movement that was based in Manchukuo during the 1930s and 1940s.

                                               

SR Combat Organization

The Combat Organization was the terrorist branch within the Social Revolutionary Party of Russia. It was a terror sub-group that was given autonomy under that Party. In his memoirs, group member Boris Savinkov called the group the "Terrorist Brig ...

                                               

National Bolshevik Party

The National Bolshevik Party operated from 1993 to 2007 as a Russian political party with a political program of National Bolshevism. The NBP became a prominent member of The Other Russia coalition of opposition parties. Russian courts banned the ...

                                               

Progressive Party

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Revival (Ukraine)

Revival is a political party in Ukraine, established in its current form in June 2015. Its predecessor had been founded by Heorhiy Kirpa in 2004. Since 5 June 2015, Revival, not represented in Parliament until then, has gained 22 of 450 seats in ...