Patriotic Front of the United Provinces
|Patriotic Front |
|Leader||Adonis Renaud (ED)|
|Chairperson||David Rudasz-Kahnwald (NP)|
|Founded||January 12, 1825|
|Student wing||College Patriots of Cisplatina|
|Youth wing||Young Patriots of Cisplatina|
|Women's wing||Front for Patriotic Women|
|LGBT wing||Patriotic Front for LBGT|
|Overseas wing||Patriots Abroad|
|Membership||▲ 26,729,019 million (2017)|
• Paternalistic conservatism
• Social conservatism
• National conservatism
• Libertarian conservatism
|International affiliation||International Democrat Union|
|House of Deputies|
Conservatism in the United Provinces
Political parties in the United Provinces
Elections in the United Provinces
The Patriotic Front of the United Provinces (Portuguese:União Patriótica das Províncias Unidas) known as Patriotica, is one of the two major political parties in the United Provinces; with its historical rival, the Nationalist Party. Founded on January 12th, 1825 it is one of the oldest political parties in the world. In 2018, the Patriotic Front, was provided enough seats within the House of Deputies to secure a majority. With the impeachment of Ramón Martínez, Adonis Renaud a member of the Patriotic Front was successful in securing the presidency. The presiding chairman of the party is David Rudasz-Kahnwald of New Pomerelia.
Historically, the Patriotic Front has been considered a centre-left party, as it was successful in incorporating labor unions into its political apparatus, creating strong city machines that dominated population centers along the coasts. It encouraged increased government spending, increased military spending, and actively supported raising tariffs on foreign goods. Iustinius Williams Sargent, considered one of the three founding fathers of the nations, supported economic reforms that sought to turn the United Provinces into a manufacturing power. Sargent protegee's Augustus Martins became the first partisan president of the United Provinces and greatly pushed for the pro-industrial policy. The Patriotic Union also initially supported a secular state, and openly denounced the authority of the Catholic Church, which many Protestant French and English citizens in Edessa and New Cumbria saw as an encroaching threat.
Under the leadership of Salomão Vidal, the Patriotic Front ceased its efforts to curb Catholic influence in the country, and was able to build an ethnic coalition between the Portuguese, French and English. From 1868 until 1896, the Patriotic Union faced an electoral drought as it was seen in an unpopular light from its former Protestant support. Francis Mcintyre lead the country victoriously through World War I, where it saw combat in both South America and in Europe. With the conclusion of the war, the United Provinces joined the League of Nations, with opposition from the Nationalists who supported an isolationist approach to foreign policies.