It almost seems like a political lifetime ago that the two major party nominees accepted their spot atop the party tickets of the GOP and Democrats.

It was a hotly contested primary season in which an unlikable Hillary Clinton fought off a self-styled socialist by the name of Bernie Sanders, and anti-politician Donald Trump took over the Republican Party under the mantle “Make America Great Again” — and it was historic.

Here’s a look back at what happened at the party conventions:

With the help of DNC insiders, Clinton ‘breaks the glass ceiling’

Wikileaks revealed recently the largess of influence rich and powerful insiders have had within the Hillary For America campaign, and that her punishment of Bernie Sanders in the primaries was no small mistake: The DNC had her back the whole time.

That doesn’t take away from the fact that H-Rod made history back in July when she became the first female in U.S. history to accept a major party nomination. Her efforts cap a long and winding road for women that started with the women’s suffrage movement that started in the late 19th century.

Donald Trump completes GOP takeover with nomination speech

Wow, just wow. After Ivanka’s graceful introduction and impressive admissions by both Donald Jr. and Eric Trump, the alternative leader of the GOP finally completed his rise to the top when Donald Trump walked slowly out to the podium as if he were The Undertaker and vowed to Americans: “I am your voice.”

Painting a bleak picture of what America has turned into in a post-Recession PC Culture, Trump promised to change the soft image America has garnered and ensure law and order across the land.

“It is time to show the whole world that America Is Back — bigger, and better and stronger than ever before,” he said.

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