Unformatted text preview: Democrats in this era did its best to remove the Republican Party from the system. Disenfranchisement-stripped from voting rolls. Literacy tested and poll taxes. It would be assumed that AA would be voting repub. during this time. Ended in 1920s Populism. 1910’s 1920s- poor people come into election play. Poor white men mainly. This threatened democratic dominance. People in south were using racism to get support. Was not quite as effective in LA. Huey Long. -bifactionalism Huey Long created this by appealing to something other than race. C. ante-bellum era Pre civil war era. Few people were voting. White men with property, they divided themselves into 2 parties. Whigs and democrats. Was very competitive system....
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- Spring '09
- Democrats, American Civil War, party systems Whigs, income/lower income Whigs