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Driven from the House of Their Fathers: Southern Enclaves and the National Party, 1947–48

Robert Mickey

in Paths Out of Dixie: The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133386
eISBN:
9781400838783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133386.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines President Harry S. Truman's commitment of the National Democratic Party to the cause of racial equality and the responses to them by Deep South authoritarian enclaves. It first ... More


Politics in Georgia before Brown 1946–1954

Tim S. R. Boyd

in Georgia Democrats, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Shaping of the New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037653
eISBN:
9780813042152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037653.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the political situation in Georgia between the 1946 gubernatorial election and the Brown decision of 1954. By considering the continuity in issues and bases of support for each ... More


Race, Grassroots Activism, and the Evolution of the Republican Right in South Carolina, 1952–1974

John W. White

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that between 1952 and 1974 the South Carolina Republican Party constructed a strong alternative based on appeals to mainstream white voters who were turned off by what they viewed ... More


Conclusion

Thomas W. Devine

in Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602035.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book concludes by describing how the final election results proved a devastating blow to the Progressive Party and all those associated with it. The presidential ticket finished an embarrassing ... More


The White Press and the Dixiecrat Revolt

Sid Bedingfield

in Newspaper Wars: Civil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041228
eISBN:
9780252099830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041228.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In the early 1940s, when McCray’s newspaper and the NAACP began to revive black activism in South Carolina, the state’s white press paid little attention. They believed the issue of white supremacy ... More


. “We Are Living in a Different Day”

G. Wayne Dowdy

in Crusades for Freedom: Memphis and the Political Transformation of the American South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734232
eISBN:
9781604734249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734232.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores the decline of politician Edward Hull Crump’s political clout over Memphis, Tennessee. During the late 1940s, President Harry Truman began making his move in ending racial ... More


Civil Rights in Texas: The House Years

Sylvia Ellis

in Freedom's Pragmatist: Lyndon Johnson and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044569
eISBN:
9780813046174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044569.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how and why Johnson adopted an anti-civil rights position in the House of Representatives. Much to the disgust of his white liberal friends and the many African Americans who ... More


Partisan Betrayals: A Bad Woman, Weak White Men, and the End of Their Party

Elizabeth Gillespie McRae

in Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190271718
eISBN:
9780190271749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271718.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During World War II, segregationist women focused their political efforts on the federal betrayal of white supremacist politics rather than black organizing. They began a long campaign against the ... More


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