Since it was formed in 1854, the Republican Party has had a tremendous impact on American history and politics. Over the years, Republicans have supported voting rights and civil rights. They have been concerned about health care and the environment. They have tried to break up big businesses and lower taxes. In this book, you'll find some of the party's memorable moments. You'll read about successes and failures, heroes and scoundrels, and decisions that changed the history of the world.