History Final Review 3

History Final Review 3 - 3 Voting Rights Act Air...

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3 Voting Rights Act Air Conditioning Barry Goldwater Ronald Regan Moral Majority I. The shift in political party loyalties Since 1964 presidents are either from the south or west. A great demographic shift in people. Millions of people move and they take their political loyalties with them. II. Factors/People that influenced this shift A. South 1945 – South is the poorest region in country, made of ½ of north. They have lowest high school grad rate, poor health care and lower wages. Other areas have better prosperity; this causes many people to leave in the 1 st half of the 20 th century. Air Conditioning – South had a very hot climate. It is first introduced in textile/tobacco factories in 1920’s. In the 1930’s it is in hotels, the movies and other public places. By the 1980’s 75% + homes had a window unit air conditioner. 1970’s Texas is the most air conditioned state in union. This greatly
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2009 for the course HIST 1378 taught by Professor Buzzanco during the Spring '06 term at University of Houston.

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