What Was President Nixon's Southern Strategy?


The 'Southern Strategy', as first adopted by future President Richard Nixon in the late 1960's, is an American Political strategy utilized by the modern Republican Party. The southern strategy's aim is to win elections in southern (south-eastern) states in the US, and employs anti-African American racism in white southerners while also appealing to fears of expanded federal government authority in social and economic matters.
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Southern strategy; Nixon tried to attract Southern conservative Democrats by appealing to their unhappiness with federal desegregation policies and a liberal Supreme Court.
Nixon could see the KKK and other racist Southern Democrats' anger at the Democrats in Washington for siding in favor of Civil Rights. Nixon saw the opportunity to pander and gain
Pres. Richard Nixon's "Southern Strategy" was designed to gain the votes of individuals who opposed school desegregation and the votes of northern Whites ,More?
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Nixon's southern strategy was designed to appeal to the conservative democrats. It targeted the reasons why these democrats were unhappy; the federal desegregation policies and the liberal supreme court. Richard Nixon is also noted for being the first president to resign from position.
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