View Poll Results: The Domocrats appear to have lost a strong hold on which of the following group(s)?

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    5 13.51%
  • Southerners

    19 51.35%
  • Union Members

    1 2.70%
  • Blacks

    2 5.41%
  • #1, #2 and #3

    10 27.03%
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Thread: A test question about the Democratic Party

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    Re: A test question about the Democratic Party

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    This is from a study guide from my final exam - but I thought it would be interesting to see what everyone thinks.
    (the answer is #5)
    Answer #5 is wrong, It's # 1 & 2
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    Re: A test question about the Democratic Party

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Answer #5 is wrong, It's # 1 & 2
    did dems ever have a stronghold with southerners?

    Originally Posted by johnny_rebson:

    These are the same liberals who forgot how Iraq attacked us on 9/11.


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    Re: A test question about the Democratic Party

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    did dems ever have a stronghold with southerners?

    Yes, from post-Reconstruction, to the Civil Rights Act of 1965, the Southern states were majority Democratic. [ame=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solid_South]Solid South - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia[/ame]

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    Re: A test question about the Democratic Party

    Quote Originally Posted by jackalope View Post
    Yes, from post-Reconstruction, to the Civil Rights Act of 1965, the Southern states were majority Democratic. Solid South - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    right....but the didn't have a stronghold in recent times, so how could they have lost it?

    Originally Posted by johnny_rebson:

    These are the same liberals who forgot how Iraq attacked us on 9/11.


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    Re: A test question about the Democratic Party

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    right....but the didn't have a stronghold in recent times, so how could they have lost it?

    There were lots of southern whites who voted for Obama because they were fed up with the Bush mantra. Well, now we have the Obama mantra. Let's see how things turn out in 2012.

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    Re: A test question about the Democratic Party

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    right....but the didn't have a stronghold in recent times, so how could they have lost it?

    I'm not sure that the question specified a time period. At least, as Aunt Spikey typed it here, it didn't specify recent times, or any particular time period.

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    Re: A test question about the Democratic Party

    Quote Originally Posted by bicycleman View Post
    There were lots of southern whites who voted for Obama because they were fed up with the Bush mantra. Well, now we have the Obama mantra. Let's see how things turn out in 2012.
    yes, let's. and i'm not so sure there were "lots of southern whites" who voted for obama.

    Originally Posted by johnny_rebson:

    These are the same liberals who forgot how Iraq attacked us on 9/11.


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    Re: A test question about the Democratic Party

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Answer #5 is wrong, It's # 1 & 2
    Funny, because if I selected #1 or #2 I'd have lost 2 points on the test.

    Union members in general have been in decline and have never been strongly held by any political party. . . they are very diverse.
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    Re: A test question about the Democratic Party

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    Funny, because if I selected #1 or #2 I'd have lost 2 points on the test.

    Union members in general have been in decline and have never been strongly held by any political party. . . they are very diverse.
    If the Democrats never had a strong hold on union members like you said then how could they have lost something they never had?

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    Re: A test question about the Democratic Party

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    yes, let's. and i'm not so sure there were "lots of southern whites" who voted for obama.

    You would be surprised. I live in a farming community, and farmers normally vote Democrat. They may hate blacks with a passion, but they will make an exception, knowing that the Democrat Party has historically supported farmers via farm subsidies. Free cheese just brings 'em in.

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