Definition of Mississippi plan in English:

Mississippi plan

Pronunciation /ˌmɪsɪˈsɪpi ˌplan/


historical US
  • The plan, adopted by the Democratic Party in Mississippi in 1875, of assuring the political supremacy of white people over black, chiefly by preventing black people from voting, often by the use of intimidation and violence.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Daily Whig and Courier. From the name of the state of Mississippi + plan.