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Unformatted text preview: Bi-Factionalism in LA02/03/2009 09:40:002. The Importance of the Man3. The Importance of the Contextpopulismracemoney4. The End of LongismThe Death of EarlThe Rise of TelevisionA lot of it has to do with Huey Long. Many people could identify with him. Maybe he created the bi-factional systemPopulism-Populist politics ran strong in Louisiana. Right around the turn of the century we see the reemergence of poor white people voting. LA was one of a few states where the poor white community consisted of a large constituency. Whoever was able to get this chunk of voters, was able to do well. They had a lot of needs. LA had no roads. Other states also had lots of needs, MS/AL. What those two states did, was based their appeals to those poor white people on race. Race-Race was how other states appealed to poor white people. Race was not Race was how other states appealed to poor white people....
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2009 for the course POLI 2056 taught by Professor Parent during the Spring '09 term at LSU.
- Spring '09