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1. Briscoe, Dolph, IV. For a long time to come : the transformation of Texas politics, 1960-1984.

Degree: PhD, History, 2015, University of Texas – Austin

After signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson predicted that as his Democratic Party fully embraced racial equality, whites would flock to Republicans across the South, including in his beloved native Texas. LBJ’s expectation proved accurate. From the 1960s to the 1980s, the power of the Texas Democratic Party declined as the national party took stances on issues such as civil rights, the role of government, culture, and foreign policy that alienated many Texans and contributed to the growth of the Texas Republican Party. The national Democratic Party’s leftward shift became too much to bear for most conservative Texans, who found the Republican Party, especially when led by the charming Ronald Reagan, more appealing. Constant division within the state Democratic Party further weakened its electoral success and led many conservatives to convert to the GOP. Texas itself changed dramatically during these years, as job opportunities and warm weather attracted Americans from all parts of the country to Texas. By the 1980s, the formerly rural, Democratic-dominated Texas had become an urbanized, two-party super-state, on its way to becoming a bastion of Republican political power. Advisors/Committee Members: Brands, H. W. (advisor), Stoff, Michael B (committee member), Zamora, Emilio (committee member), Carleton, Don E (committee member), Parrish, Michael (committee member), Oshinsky, David M (committee member).

Subjects/Keywords: Texas politics; Lyndon B. Johnson; 1960s; 1970s; 1980s; Texas Democratic Party; Texas Republican Party

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APA (6th Edition):

Briscoe, Dolph, I. (2015). For a long time to come : the transformation of Texas politics, 1960-1984. (Doctoral Dissertation). University of Texas – Austin. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/2152/63878

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Briscoe, Dolph, IV. “For a long time to come : the transformation of Texas politics, 1960-1984.” 2015. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Texas – Austin. Accessed December 12, 2019. http://hdl.handle.net/2152/63878.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Briscoe, Dolph, IV. “For a long time to come : the transformation of Texas politics, 1960-1984.” 2015. Web. 12 Dec 2019.

Vancouver:

Briscoe, Dolph I. For a long time to come : the transformation of Texas politics, 1960-1984. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Texas – Austin; 2015. [cited 2019 Dec 12]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/63878.

Council of Science Editors:

Briscoe, Dolph I. For a long time to come : the transformation of Texas politics, 1960-1984. [Doctoral Dissertation]. University of Texas – Austin; 2015. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/63878

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