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This 12:55 youtube clip is from Dr. James Taylor’s presentation “A Pebble in Your Shoe: Why I’m a Republican.”

Southern Democrats wanted to stop blacks from voting Republican any way they could. To disenfranchize the black vote, the Democrat Party implemented:

  1. The poll tax,
  2. Literacy tests,
  3. Grandfather clauses,
  4. Suppressive election procedures,
  5. Black codes (Jim Crow Laws)
  6. Gerrymandering,
  7. Whites only primaries,
  8. Physical violence and intimidation,
  9. Revisions of state constitutions, and
  10. Property owndership requirements.

In the early 1900s, Democrats also tried to repeal the 14th and 15th amendments. Democrats voted against every amendment or law to promote civil rights.

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