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The two-party South

by Alexander P. Lamis

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1951-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementAlexander P. Lamis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF216.2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx,317p. :
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14959090M
    ISBN 100195041569
    OCLC/WorldCa16805048

      It shows the Republican share of the two-party vote for President (clear Democratic splinter groups like the Dixiecrats are still counted as Democrats) in the South. Reconstruction, in U.S. history, the period (–77) that followed the American Civil War and during which attempts were made to redress the inequities of slavery and its political, social, and economic legacy and to solve the problems arising from the readmission to the Union of the 11 states that had seceded at or before the outbreak of war.. Long portrayed by many historians as a time.

    There are good and bad things about a two party system. On the plus side, having only two parties helps the government to run smoother. Two-party systems can lead to a more stable government and less radical politics. On the negative side, two-party systems give the voters only two choices. Voters start to think that their vote doesn't count.   Trevor Noah shared his view during his appearance on The Late Show on Wednesday night that the two-party system is "one of the most destructive forces in .

      The American two-party system has long been besieged. As famed political scientist E.E. Schattschneider wrote in his book, the once reliably Democratic “solid South” shifted to Author: Alexander Cohen.   Jacksonian Democracy refers to the ascendancy of President Andrew Jackson (in office –)and the Democratic party after the election .


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"The best book I have yet seen on the rise of the two party system in the ex-Confederacy."--David Robinson, University of Houston "Persons requiring a concise treatment of the The two-party South book of the southern political monolith during the past twenty-five years will find Lamis's enlarged study highly useful."--North Carolina Historical ReviewCited by: 19 - The Two-Party South Appendices Notes ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Region in Ferment --Democratic rupture over civil rights --The emergence of Southern Two-Party Politics --Mississippi: It's all black and white --South Carolina: no place for "wild men"?--Alabama: Mesmerized by a "poor man's segregationist" --Georgia: triumph of a "night and day.

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