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Democratic Counties, Black Voters: A Map of the South in the Election of 1896

Democratic Counties, Black Voters: A Map of the South in the Election of 1896

The map I’ve embedded below displays a combination of the 1890 census data by percentage African American with the percentage of each county voting Democratic in the election of 1896. The darker purple a county is, the more African American and Democrat-voting it was. The map is enabled to toggle between four different layers, which I’ll briefly describe: county_plus_voteĀ is the layer which forms the blue chloropleth gradient in the legend. The darker blue a county, the higher percentage Democrat it…

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