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  1. "Dixie's Land" and other titles, is a popular American song

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 6, 2009
  2. Beginning in the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s, African Americans have frequently challenged "Dixie" as a racist relic of the Confederacy and a reminder of decades of white domination and segregation

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  3. one of the most distinctively American musical products of the 19th century, and probably the best-known song to have come out of blackface minstrelsy

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 6, 2009
  4. Although not a folk song at its creation, "Dixie" has since entered the American folk vernacular

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 6, 2009
  5. The song likely cemented the word "Dixie" in the American vocabulary as a synonym for the Southern United States

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 6, 2009
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