AP U.S. Government 3.1 Political Beliefs and Behaviors

AP U.S. Government 3.1 Political Beliefs and Behaviors. Which of the following was most responsible for the shift in African American voters' party identification from largely Republican to largely Democratic?

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here the potential answers Throughout american history various social groups

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have decided they were so over their political parties and

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the resulting shift in the political landscape often caused rumbles

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for generations to come Will did african american voters switch

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from the republicans to the democrats because of republican reconstruction

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policies following the civil war the republican party help pass

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several reconstruction acts some of which four southern states to

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restructure their governments and ratified the fourteenth amendment The's reconstruction

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policies played a major role in wooing new african american

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voters to the party of lincoln so we can absolutely

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knockout eh What african american voters have shifted to the

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democratic party because of bea the failure of reconstruction Well

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many of the aforementioned reconstruction efforts especially those designed to

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allow african american's access to the polls ended up failing

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because of the democratic party's objections to structural societal change

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so that certainly wouldn't have set off a stampede to

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join those party poopers Good african american party identification have

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swapped because of de republicans southern strategy well in the

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late nineteen sixties republicans decided to shake up the electoral

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map turning southern states that traditionally went for the democrats

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from baby blue too Rosy red and while that's certainly

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sped along the african american transition they were already well

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on their party hopping way by that time But what

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about e the democrats nomination of barack obama Well by

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two thousand eight democrats firmly held the support of most

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african american voters so we're late to the party on

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this one like way way late which means that the

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event most responsible for the shift in african american voters

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party identification was see the civil rights and voting rights

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acts No African americans started to switch their party allegiance

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during fdr is new deal The civil rights and voting

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rights act passed under lbj solidified the ship The option

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b is the correct answer And remember that southern strategy

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we mentioned earlier Well that was actually designed to win

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over southern whites once the democrats started identifying with the

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civil rights movement is just too bad These party animals 00:02:29.673 --> [endTime] can't find a way to get along great