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I would say Southern states nowadays are generally carried by the Republican party. However, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries the South tended to vote for the Democrats, who were ideologically different than today's Democratic party.

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The political party that most southerners joined after the Civil war was the Democratic party. They opposed the radical reconstruction policies that were favored by the Republican Party at that time.

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Whites were democrats and blacks were republicans.

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Democratic Party

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