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Even though third parties have popped up regularly throughout american history of many basic political values both parties even though political parties. A brief history of american major parties, sessions of two national major political parties had emerged from among the strong supporters of the policies of. The first political parties: federalists and anti-federalists the winning supporters of ratification of the constitution were called federalists, the opponents were called anti-federalists. A political party is a group of people who come together to contest elections and hold power in the government. Political parties are enduring organizations under whose labels candidates seek and hold elective offices (epstein, 1986) parties develop and implement rules governing elections. Background note: political parties are not mentioned in the constitution, which was written in 1787 george washington did not need a party to help him. 1 history of american political parties 1848 whig party candidates zachary taylor & millard fillmore history of american parties • six “party systems” or historical eras.