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Who was the first Socially Progressive Democratic President? Republican Preside

  1. My Esoteric profile image91
    My Esotericposted 5 years ago

    Who was the first Socially Progressive Democratic President?  Republican President?

    Unless you really know your history, this is not necessarily an easy question.

  2. Credence2 profile image81
    Credence2posted 5 years ago

    Of course, socially progressive has to be relative to the time and place of the President considered, I think that the first GOP president Abe Lincoln, definitely qualified as socially progressive.

    Andrew Jackson, relative to the period in which he lived, could be considered 'socially progressive" for the Democrats

  3. thebolesfamily profile image79
    thebolesfamilyposted 5 years ago

    If you mean the parties as currently constituted, the first socially progressive Democratic President would probably be Woodrow Wilson; the first Republican would be Theodore Roosevelt.

    1. billd01603 profile image86
      billd01603posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      These would be my 2 picks too

  4. jo miller profile image92
    jo millerposted 5 years ago

    I could make a case for Thomas Jefferson as the answer to both since his party was the Republican party (not to be confused with present day Republican) and the forerunner of the present day Democratic Party.  He was liberal on many, if not all, issues.