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    USA History 1990s

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    1. Bill Clinton called himself a "New Democrat." What is meant by that term? What was Clinton's differentiating policy or posture that made him the new face of the Democratic Party?

    2. What was the Contract with America? What were the causes and consequences of this "contract," and who were the main authors of this arrangement?

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    http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1992-10-22/news/9204050594_1_democratic-nominee-bill-clinton-democratic-party-democratic-governors

    http://www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/unbound/jfnpr/jfreview.htm

    Request: Answer each question with approximately 325 words and citations, if possible, please.

    1. Bill Clinton called himself a "New Democrat." What is meant by that term? What was Clinton's differentiating policy or posture that made him the new face of the Democratic Party?

    The so-called term "New Democrat" was not new at all, it was simply a ploy by those within the democratic party such as Bill Clinton to lure back racist white voters that had left the party for the "New Republican" majority that had been created after white racists left the Democratic party because of the Civil Rights agenda that was implemented by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Many white southerners were outraged that the Democratic party had supported desegregation, Black Civil Rights, and equality, and when Nixon capitalized upon their outrage by appealing to their racist, pathetic, beliefs, they abandoned the Democratic party for the "New Republican" party, which was established to elicit support from this racist demographic.

    All Bill Clinton did was appeal to this demographic by creating some of the most destructive and racist legislation in the history of the American presidency, which ironically negatively impacted the very people who ...

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    The expert examines the US History in 1990s. The contract with America are determined. The causes and consequences of this "contract" is determined.

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