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Polisci 4/21/09 Fundamentals on US Congress, Readings, rules of house and senate, virtually house and senate have = powers, look at sample questions in the chapters—some of those are included on test, review last quiz The Republicans: Becoming a Regional Party? Not a national party any more? Becoming a regional party that is most unlike the other regions, it may increase republican support in one region but dilute support elsewhere. 1864 Election South often defined as 11 states of the Old Confederacy o TX, LA, AK, TN, AL, GA, FL, SC, NC, VA o The 11-state South did not participate in presidential election. 1880 Election 1 st Post-Reconstruction Presidential Election Usual beginning date for emergence of Postbellum Democratic Solid South Core 11 vote Democratic in all aspects of govt. Pockets of Republicanism in N GA, W NC, E TN, W VA-areas that are the most pro union-less likely to have an institution of slavery 1904 Election South sometimes only area of country voting Democratic 1880-1944 Peak of Democratic, Solid South Since FDR, steady erosion of the democrats
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2011 for the course POLI 1101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '06 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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