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Whig or Whigs may refer to:

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Parties and factions

In the British Isles

  • A pejorative nickname for the Kirk Party, a radical Presbyterian faction of the Scottish Covenanters during the 17th-century Wars of the Three Kingdoms
    • Whiggamore Raid, a march on Edinburgh by supporters of the Kirk faction in September 1648
  • Whigs (British political party), one of two political parties in England, Great Britain, Ireland, and later the United Kingdom, from the 17th to 19th centuries
    • Whiggism, the political philosophy of the British Whig party
    • Radical Whigs, a faction of British Whigs associated with the American Revolution
    • Patriot Whigs or Patriot Party, a Whig faction
  • A nickname for the Liberal Party, the UK political party that succeeded the Whigs in the 1840s
  • The Whig Party, a supposed revival of the historical Whig party, launched in 2014
  • Whiggism, a historical political philosophy
  • Whig government, a list of British Whig governments
  • Whig history, the Whig philosophy of history

In the United States

In Liberia

  • True Whig Party, also known as the "Liberian Whig Party", Liberia's overwhelmingly dominant political party from 1878 to 1980

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