New South or New South Creed is a phrase that has been used intermittently since the American Civil War to describe the American South, in whole or in part. Causes of the war See also Origins of the American Civil War, Timeline of events leading to the American Civil War The coexistence of a slave-owning South The Southern United States &mdashcommonly referred to as the American South, Dixie, or simply the South &mdashconstitutes a large distinctive The term "New South" is often used in contrast to the Old South of the antebellum period. This article is about Old South and the geographical historical and cultural implications of the phrase " Antebellum " is an expression derived from Latin that means "before war" ( ante, "before" and bellum
The term has been used with different applications in mind. The original use of the term "New South" was an attempt to describe the rise of a South after the Civil War which would no longer be dependent on now-outlawed slave labor or predominantly upon the raising of cotton, but rather a South which was also industrialized and part of a modern national economy. As a social-economic system slavery is a legal institution under which a Person (called "a slave" is compelled to work for another Cotton is a soft staple Fibre that grows around the seeds of the cotton plant ( Gossypium sp is a process of social and economic change whereby a human group is transformed from a Pre-industrial society into an industrial one Henry W. Grady made this term popular in his articles and speeches as editor of the Atlanta Constitution. Henry Woodfin Grady ( May 24 1850 – December 23 1889) was a Journalist and Orator who helped reintegrate the states The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is the only major daily Newspaper in Atlanta Georgia, USA and its suburbs. One way of envisioning the New South were the socialist Ruskin Colonies. Socialism refers to a broad set of economic theories of social organization advocating state or collective ownership and administration of the Means of production and distribution The Ruskin Colony (or Ruskin Commonwealth Association) was a utopian socialist colony which existed near Tennessee City in Dickson County Tennessee from  The historian Paul Gaston coined the specific term "New South Creed" to describe the hollow promises of white elites like Grady that industrialization would bring prosperity to the region.
The New South campaign was championed by southern elites often outside of the old planter class, in hopes of forming a partnership with northern capitalists in order to strengthen the social, political and economic status quo of the south. They in turn expected to situate themselves as equals to northern investors. From Henry Grady, to Booker T. Washington, New South advocates wanted southern economic regeneration, sectional reconciliation, racial harmony and their idea of the gospel of work.
For many years, this "New South" was more of a slogan of Chambers of Commerce and similar civic-booster organizations than a reality in many areas. A slogan is a memorable Motto or Phrase used in a Political, commercial, Religious and other context as a repetitive expression of A chamber of commerce (also referred to in some circles as a board of trade) is a form of Business network. Racial conflict during Civil Rights Movement gave the south a backward image in popular culture. See also Protests of 1968 Historically the civil rights movement was a concentrated period of time around the world of approximately twenty years (1960-1980 in But in the 1880s and 1890s, American industry moved en masse to the south, so as to capitalize on low wages, social conservatism, and anti-union sentiments.  With the industrialization of the south has come economic growth, immigration and population growth. Many now use the term in a celebratory sense.
The beginnings of the Civil Rights era in the 1950s led to a revival of the term to describe a South which would no longer be held back by Jim Crow laws and other aspects of compulsory legal segregation. The 1950s Decade refers to the years of 1950 to 1959 inclusive The Jim Crow laws were state and local laws enacted primarily but not exclusively in the Southern and border states of the United States between 1876 and 1965 Again, the initially slow pace of the Civil Rights era reforms, notably in the areas of school desegregation and voting rights, at first made the "New South" more of a slogan than a descriptions of the South as it was; the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 brought an era of far more rapid change. Desegregation is the process of ending Racial segregation, most commonly used in reference to the United States. The issue of voting rights in the United States has been contentious over the country's history. Origins The bill was introduced by President John F Kennedy in his civil rights speech of June 11 1963, in which he asked for legislation "giving Background See also [[Disfranchisement after the Civil War]] The 13th Amendment, ratified in 1865 after the Civil War, abolished and prohibited
For over 100 years, from before the Civil War until the mid-1960s, the Democratic Party exercised a virtual monopoly on Southern politics (see also Solid South). The 1960s decade refers to the years from the beginning of 1960 to the end of 1969 The Democratic Party is one of two major Political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. Solid South refers to the electoral support of the Southern United States for Democratic Party candidates for nearly a century from 1877 the end of the Reconstruction Thus elections were actually decided between Democratic factions in primary elections (often all-white); the Democratic nomination was considered to be tantamount to election. A primary election ( nominating primary) also referred to simply as a primary, is an election in which voters in a Jurisdiction select candidates White People is the second album by Handsome Boy Modeling School.
The "New South" period in this context began in 1964 when several Southern politicians, and states, supported Republican Barry Goldwater for President over the Democratic incumbent Lyndon B. Johnson. Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. The President of the United States is the Head of state and Head of government of the United States and is the highest political official in United States by Some, in what later became a trend, switched party affiliations, notably Strom Thurmond of South Carolina. James Strom Thurmond ( December 5, 1902 – June 26, 2003) was an American politician who served as governor of South Carolina and South Carolina ( is a state in the southern region ( Deep South) of the United States of America. Richard Nixon's Southern strategy in the 1968 campaign is thought by many to have vastly accelerated this process. In American politics, the Southern strategy refers to a Republican method of carrying Southern states in the latter decades of the 20th century and first decade of Please DO NOT flip the colors -->The United States presidential election of 1968 was a wrenching national experience and included the assassination of Democratic candidate Since 1980 the South has voted Republican at the Presidential level except when the Democratic nominee is from the South, in which case several states may be competitive. Year 1980 ( MCMLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar)
The term "New South" has also been used to refer to political leaders in the South who embraced progressive ideas on education and economic growth and also minimized racial rhetoric if not promoting integrationalist stances. This term was most commonly associated with the wave of Southern governors elected in the late 1960s and 1970s, including Terry Sanford in North Carolina and Albert Brewer in Alabama. James Terry Sanford (August 20 1917 – April 18 1998 was a United States politician and educator from North Carolina. North Carolina ( is a state located on the Atlantic Seaboard in the southeastern United States Albert Preston Brewer (born October 26, 1928) is an American Politician who was the governor of Alabama from May 1968 Alabama (formally the State of Alabama;) is a State located in the southern region of the United States of America. 
The term "New South" is also sometimes used geographically, to denote the South Atlantic states, in contrast to the East South Central and West South Central states. The South Atlantic United States form one of the nine Census Bureau Divisions within the United States that are recognized by the United States Census Bureau The East South Central States constitute one of the nine Census Bureau Divisions of the United States. The West South Central States form one of the nine Census Bureau Divisions of the United States that are officially designated by the United States Census Bureau The former have grown considerably more cosmopolitan and ethnically diverse in recent decades, and many observers maintain that they now comprise a distinct geocultural subregion. One prominent example of the use of "New South" in this context was in the 1991 book The Day America Told The Truth, which divides the South as a whole into the "moral regions" of the New South and Old Dixie. Year 1991 ( MCMXCI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar.
The "New South" is also meant to describe the economic boom in the southern part of the U. This article is about the city of Richmond the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia. S. , compared to the loss of jobs in the Midwest. Economic centers of the US have shifted away from cities like Detroit, Cleveland, Buffalo, and St. Louis to southern cities like Atlanta, Charlotte, Richmond, Nashville, Raleigh, Jacksonville, Birmingham, Dallas, and Houston. Cleveland is a City in the US state of Ohio and the County seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state Buffalo (ˈbʌfəloʊ is the second largest city in New York State. This article is about the city of Richmond the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Raleigh (pronounced rah-lee) is the Capital of the State of North Carolina and the county seat of Wake County, USA Birmingham (ˈbɝmɪŋhæm is the largest City in the US state of Alabama and is the County seat of Jefferson County. For example, two of the largest banks in the USA -- Bank of America and Wachovia -- are headquartered in Charlotte; automobile manufacturers BMW, Toyota, Mercedes, Honda, Hyundai, and Nissan have opened plants in states such as Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Mississippi; Behind New York, Houston has the second-most Fortune 500 companies in the nation, and Atlanta is third. Banc of America Securities Bank of America () is the largest bank by asset and second largest commercial Bank by deposits and Market capitalization in United Wachovia Corporation ( based in Charlotte North Carolina, is a diversified Financial services holding company provided via its operating subsidiaries a broad ( BMW) (Bavarian Motor Works is an independent German automobile manufacturer founded in 1916 (pronounced) is a Multinational corporation headquartered in Japan, and is currently the world's largest Automaker. Mercedes-Benz is a German manufacturer of luxury Automobiles Buses coaches and Trucks It is currently a division of the () is a Multinational corporation, engine Manufacturer and engineering corporation headquartered in Japan. Hyundai refers to a group of companies and related organizations founded by Chung Ju-yung in South Korea. Alabama (formally the State of Alabama;) is a State located in the southern region of the United States of America. South Carolina ( is a state in the southern region ( Deep South) of the United States of America. Tennessee ( is a state located in the Southern United States. Mississippi ( is a state located in the Deep South of the United States New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous Please do not add the complete list of fortune 500 companies The list is copyrighted by Fortune which makes money by selling the content Only five metro areas in the country have more Fortune 500 companies than the Richmond area. This article is about the city of Richmond the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Raleigh and Huntsville, Alabama areas are home to two of the largest research parks in the world. Huntsville is a city in Madison and Limestone Counties in the U