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Chapter 1: The Puzzles of Southern Realignment I. What has impeded Republican progress and how the Democrats have held back the future II. V.O. Key and the Politics of the Old South III. One of V.O. Key’s arguments are that the nature of the party system rested on the power of racial issues IV.The Solid South was white supremacist and solidly Democratic V. Class issues were kept off the political agenda VI.Civil rights movement and changes in the economy changed southern politics permanently VII. After the Civil Rights Act of 1964 the racial polarization began, although it was not complete, both parties became distinguishable on racial issues VIII. Black’s full entry into the political system and inevitably into the Democratic party put white Democratic politicians in a new and different situation IX.The Puzzle of Mixed Republican Success X. The growing strength of Republicanism is apparent in the partisan affiliations of southerners over time (see figure 1.1) XI.As of 1992 Republicans have come to compromise 35% of the southern
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course GOV 335N taught by Professor Karch during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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