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Competing Visions for Postwar Georgia 1946

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/9780813037653.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter summarizes the state of southern politics in the 1940s and describes the economic, social, and political tensions within the one-party South at this time, suggesting that by the end of ... More


Foundation of Florida’s Political History

Peter Dunbar and Mike Haridopolos

in The Modern Republican Party in Florida

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066127
eISBN:
9780813058337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066127.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter provides an overview of the historic, political environment from Florida’s territorial beginnings through statehood and the Civil War. It distinguishes Florida’s territorial beginnings ... More


Race, Religion, and Economic Change in the Republican South: A Study of a Southern City

Matthew T. Corrigan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031606
eISBN:
9780813039251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031606.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Once known as a Democratic stronghold, the “Solid South” is now politically dominated by the Republican Party. This book explores how the interaction of race relations, economic isolation, and ... More


Campaigning for a Jim Crow South

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/9780190271718.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the interwar period, Florence Sillers Ogden, Mary Dawson Cain, and Cornelia Dabney Tucker, segregationists in the Deep South, capitalized on their enfranchisement to mobilize voters to shape the ... More


Albert Gore Sr., Liberalism and the South in the 1960s

Tony Badger

in Making Sense of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036866
eISBN:
9780252093982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036866.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on how race and war intersected in 1960s Tennessee to destroy the career of a relatively progressive southern senator. Postwar conservatives used coded racism to lure southerners ... More


Sacred Wars: Race and the Ongoing Battle over the Free State of Jones

Victoria E. Bynum

in "The Free State of Jones, Movie Edition": Mississippi's Longest Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627052
eISBN:
9781469628011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627052.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter narrates the 135 year debate over the facts and the meaning of the Jones County, Mississippi, uprising known as the Free State of Jones. It begins with Mississippi’s 1948 conviction of ... More


Party Hopping: Strom Thurmond and the Origins of the Modern GOP

Joseph Crespino

in Making the American Century: Essays on the Political Culture of Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199845392
eISBN:
9780199365104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845392.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

This chapter re-examines a signal moment in modern American politics: the collapse of the Solid Democratic South and the emergence of white southern conservatives as the core of a potent national ... More


The Changing Partisanship of the South and Its Impact on National Politics

Charles S. Bullock, Susan A. MacManus, Jeremy D. Mayer, and Mark J. Rozell

in The South and the Transformation of U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190065911
eISBN:
9780190065959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065911.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

For generations many assumed that Democratic hegemony in the South would last forever. Civil rights and the national Democratic Party’s move to the left reconfigured partisan competition in the ... More


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