The American South. States in dark red are always synonymous with "The South". States in red are usually included as "The South". Striped states are rarely, but sometimes included, as belonging to "The South".
Trump Turns to the ‘Southern Strategy’ Once Again to Attack NFL Players Taking a Knee During the National Anthem | American Civil Liberties Union
Why Today’s GOP Crackup Is the Final Unraveling of Nixon’s ‘Southern Strategy’ Tea Party rebels are exposing the deep rifts between country-club elites and social-issue hard-liners.] Yup, they've scooped up allllll them crackers now.