14 - B. economic populism The rise of the republican party....

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B. economic populism The rise of the republican party. Out side LA. Pro-business types were republicans. Pro-laborers were democrats. “Rich vs. poor.” “new deal” alignment-FDR(democrat)- brought the two together -Eisenhower Louisiana 1952 LA found itself more open to this alignment. No AA voting yet. First time in LA history they voted republican. Voted Eisenhower. People wondered why LA was voting democratic while other southern states were voting republican. b/c they were going with new deal. -Carter 1976 After civil rights movement. Carried south well. He ran as a born again Christian. Very, very Christian. Carter could win when it is rich vs. poor. -Clinton 1992 Won over LA. With pretty big margins. The voting was based on economic lines this time. Rich vs. poor. People identify their party by economic. Economic populism kept the democrats in the running for a long time. -Louisiana vs. Mississippi In Mississippi you didn’t see economic politics but only race politics. And they stayed
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2009 for the course POLI 2056 taught by Professor Parent during the Spring '09 term at LSU.

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