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 Myths Debunked:
Democrats Are the Party of Jim Crow

 


 

Here's a new slam at Democrats making the rounds.  Copy the message below and paste it into a message to reply to anyone who sends you the anti-Democrat message, and be sure to copy all the other recipients.  The original message consists of the contents of the left-hand column only.
 

20th Century U.S. History

[Semi]-final:

1) The Dixiecrat party was made up of Southern
a) Democrats
b) Republicans

2) Jim Crow laws were passed by legislatures controlled by:
a) Democrats
b) Republicans

3) When the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led the civil rights efforts in the South, the governing powers that opposed him were of which party?
a) Democrat
b) Republican

4) In Arkansas, the governor who stood in the door of a schoolhouse to block integration was a:
a) Democrat
b) Republican

5) The president who ordered in the National Guard to dislodge the above-mentioned governor from the above-mentioned door was a:
a) Democrat
b) Republican


6) George Wallace was a:
a) Democrat
b) Republican


7) Lester Maddox was a:
a) Democrat
b) Republican


8) Although Republican Bo Callaway won a plurality of the vote, the Georgia Legislature installed Lester Maddox as governor. The Legislature was ruled by an overwhelming majority of:
a) Democrats
b) Republicans

9) As a bonus worth 50 points, which is the only one of questions above answered correctly with "b"?

Final:

1) When the Dixiecrat party started objecting to civil rights, they joined
a) Democrats
b) Republicans

2) The people who passed Jim Crow laws now belong to which party?
a) Democrats
b) Republicans

3) Which party do those who opposed Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights efforts in the South now belong to?
a) Democrat
b) Republican


4) If a governor were to stand in the door of a schoolhouse to block integration today, he/she would be a:
a) Democrat
b) Republican

5) If today a president were to order in the National Guard to dislodge the above-mentioned governor from the above-mentioned door, he/she would be a:
a) Democrat
b) Republican
c) Either

6) If he were starting in politics today, George Wallace would be a:
a) Democrat
b) Republican

7) If he were starting in politics today, Lester Maddox would be a:
a) Democrat
b) Republican

8) Although Republican Bo Callaway won a plurality of the vote, the Georgia Legislature installed Lester Maddox as governor. The Legislature was ruled by an overwhelming majority of:
a) No one cares
 

9) Why are Republicans so intent on blaming Democrats for everything?

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Last changed: December 13, 2009