Dixiecrats
Dixiecrats Dixiecrats n. a former political party in the US; formed in 1948 by Southern Democrats opposed to the candidacy of Harry S. Truman.

Syn: States' Rights Democratic Party. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Dixiecrats —    The Dixiecrats were members of the States’ Rights Party formed by southerners who bolted from the Democratic Party convention in 1948 due to the adoption of a strong civil rights plank and following Harry S. Truman’s call for the beginning of… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Dixiecrats — (in US politics), the popular name for the States’ Rights Party, a ‘third party’ that competed in the 1948 election for US President against the Democratic Party and Republican Party. It was formed to support states’ rights. The candidate was J… …   Universalium

  • Dixiecrats — noun a former political party in the United States; formed in 1948 by Democrats from southern states in order to oppose to the candidacy of Harry S Truman • Syn: ↑States Rights Democratic Party • Hypernyms: ↑party, ↑political party …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) Dixiecrats — the Dixiecrats [the Dixiecrats] (in US politics), the popular name for the States’ Rights Party, a ‘third party’ that competed in the 1948 election for US President against the ↑Democratic Party and ↑Republican Party. It was formed to support… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dixiecrat — Not to be confused with Southern Party. States Rights Democratic Party (Dixiecrats) Founded 1948 (1948) Dissolved 1948 (1948) Preceded by …   Wikipedia

  • Dixiecrat — Präsidentschaftskandidat Strom Thurmond Die States Rights Democratic Party, deren Mitglieder gemeinhin Dixiecrats (dt: Dixiekraten) genannt werden, ist eine ehemalige US amerikanische politische Partei. Ihr Spitzenkandidat Strom Thurmond nahm an… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dixiekrat — Dixiecrat Präsidentschaftskandidat Strom Thurmond Die States Rights Democratic Party, deren Mitglieder gemeinhin Dixiecrats (dt: Dixiekraten) genannt werden, ist eine ehemalige US amerikanische politische Partei. Ihr Spitzenkandidat Strom… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • States' Rights Democratic Party — Dixiecrat Präsidentschaftskandidat Strom Thurmond Die States Rights Democratic Party, deren Mitglieder gemeinhin Dixiecrats (dt: Dixiekraten) genannt werden, ist eine ehemalige US amerikanische politische Partei. Ihr Spitzenkandidat Strom… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • United States presidential election, 1948 — 1944 ← November 2, 1948 → 1952 …   Wikipedia

  • Dixiecrat — Le terme Dixiecrat désignait autrefois aux États Unis le States Rights Democratic Party (Parti démocrate pour le droit des États) mais continue à être employé pour désigner les élus démocrates conservateurs du Sud. Le terme historique de… …   Wikipédia en Français

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