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Differences between Peronism and Radicalism

Differences between Peronism and Radicalism
Differences between Peronism and Radicalism

Differences between Peronism and Radicalism. Peronism or Justicialism is a political movement that emerged in Argentina in the 1940s under the figure of Juan Domingo Perón and a large number of unions. It was organized first as the Labor Party and then as the Peronist Party, it was based on three branches, politics, union, and female.

Radicalism was initiated by the Radical Civic Union, a party founded in 1891 whose bases were political openness, the end of the electoral ban, the extension of rights to the middle and lower classes and immigrants, and the end of fraud.

Peronism

Peronism or justicialism is a political movement that emerged in Argentina in the mid-1940s around Juan Domingo Perón and a large number of unions. From its very emergence, it has had a great political influence in Argentina. It was known first as the Labor Party and then as the Peronist Party and then as the Justicialist Party.

In 1949, exactly two years after the female vote law was enacted, this movement organized the Peronist Feminine Party, founded by Eva Perón.

Its organization was carried out on three bases, politics, union, and female. Then, in 1970, the youth were added.

It is known as justicialism because it attaches great importance to social justice.

Radicalism

Radicalism is a political trend that emerged in the second half of the 19th century due to the creation of radical parties throughout the world. At home country, it followed its own evolution. Its bases were based on a firm stance on secular, rationalist, republican, humanist, and anticlerical principles.

In Argentina radicalism was initiated by the Unión Civico Radical, a party that was founded in 1891. They scoffed at political openness, the end of fraud, the expansion of the rights of the lower and middle classes, the end of the ban, and greater rights to immigrants and their descendants.

It was born as such after the Revolution of ’90 and was consolidated in the armed uprisings of 1893 and 1905. These were unsuccessful, but they managed to sanction a law of secret and compulsory vote for all men. This right allowed radicalism to come to power in 1916 with the presidency of Hipolito Irigoyen.

Not only is UCR radical, but other political parties in Argentina are also known as radicals.

Differences between Peronism and Radicalism

  • Peronism was articulated as a national movement.
  • The radicalism or UCR party evolved towards the organization of political parties.
  • Peronism privileges effectiveness over representativeness. Peronism speaks of the people as synonymous with the masses.
  • Radicalism privileges representativeness over effectiveness. In his speeches, he speaks of citizenship as synonymous with people.

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