1. In the latter part of the nineteenth century, there were sections of the new Republican (GOP) who called themselves “Radical Republican” and “Liberal Republican.” Was this an oxymoron in the nineteenth century? Would the terms “Radical Republican” and “Liberal Republican.” Be considered an oxymoron today? Why or Why not?
2. Explain how the presidential election of 1912 marks a watershed in the ideological realignment of the two major parties.