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3.4 Voter behavior applied

date________

In Black Jeopardy, Saturday Night Live is relying on stereotypes for comedic effect,
however the skit does speak to particular behaviors of voters in America.
1)

Given the sociological factors we discussed in class, which of the contestants


above are most likely going to vote democrat?

2)

As the game progressed what becomes apparent about


the three contestants?

3)

By the end of the game which issue is implied that still


separates the contestants? How is this divide reflected in the
chart and the quote from Democratic President Lyndon Johnson?

4)

"I'll tell you what's at the bottom of it," he said. "If you can convince
the lowest white man he's better than the best colored man, he won't
notice you're picking his pocket. Hell, give him somebody to look
down on, and he'll empty his pockets for you."
President, Lyndon Baines Johnson on race relations in the USA

What could the Republican party do to increase participation of African Americans in their party?