"All great truths begin as blasphemies." G.B. Shaw
Monday, July 23, 2012
The Permanent Two-Party System Is Relatively New
Susan Schulten found the above graphic from 1880 about the rise and fall of American political parties. What's interesting is that the two party system that we know today really emerged in the years leading up to the Civil War. Before that, parties would come and go every few decades.