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3MARCH2008CLASSNOTES - GOV 210 Notes Midterm on Friday!...

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GOV 210 Notes Midterm on Friday! Boss Plunkitt – does he believe in government rising out of the people? Or  government by the people? He’s working for the people, but only when it results  in his benefit (social services for votes) What’s the difference between Plunkitt and the mafia?  Class warfare – the poor (the South) versus the elite (industrializing, financial  powers)  Problem? Southern politics is about race AND class   complicates issues Trying to keep blacks from voting – poll taxes, tests, grandfather clock  Throughout the South – resurrection of racial hatred and harassment in 1890s,  used newspapers to highlight black crimes, white rioting in cities against blacks. 
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course GOV 210 taught by Professor Stroup during the Fall '07 term at Centre College.

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3MARCH2008CLASSNOTES - GOV 210 Notes Midterm on Friday!...

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