The Transition: The Solid South Switches from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party

A Simple Brush- Off of a Complicated Topic Butthurt, racist Southern whites turned from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party in 1964 after Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 https://www.history.com/news/how-the-party-of-lincoln-won-over-the-once-democratic-south . When you research this topic online, it’s surprising how many sites actually say this, as though one issue could sway […]