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    In this video clip from Ask Steve, the Southern Strategy is explained. It was the republican party's successful plan of getting the white southern population to shift their views from democratic to republican.

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  • Anita Hill Accuses Clarence Thomas
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  • Reagan Accepts Presidential Nomination
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