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THE END OF. RECONSTRUCTION. Ms. Russo. ULYSSES S GRANT is a Republican, elected president in 1868. http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/6/67/Ulysses_s_grant.jpg. Despite attacks by the KKK, over 500,000 African Americans voting in the South.

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RECONSTRUCTION

Ms. Russo


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ULYSSES S GRANT is a Republican, elected president in 1868

http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/6/67/Ulysses_s_grant.jpg


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Despite attacks by the KKK, over 500,000 African Americans voting in the South


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15th AMENDMENT – states citizens cannot be stopped from voting based on race

Women were still not given the right to vote


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President Grant did not chose his advisors well

He chose friends and family members to fill positions they were not qualified for

http://www.worldsdumbestman.com/worldsdumbestman/web/bits/blog/politicalCartoons/grantHoldingStuff.jpg


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Some of his friends in cabinet positions took bribes and caused scandals


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The Republican party started to split and was no longer strong and unified


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PANIC OF 1873 – some banks made bad loans and had to close

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e8/Panic_of_1873_bank_run.jpg/300px-Panic_of_1873_bank_run.jpg


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Let to ECONOMIC DEPRESSION – a time of low business activity and high unemployment

Lasted 5 years, many businesses fail and people lose jobs


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The Republicans are blamed and the Democrats begin to win more elections


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1876 Election is very close

Tilden is Democrat

Hayes is the Republican

http://www.kiva.net/~jetorres/Hayes_Tilden.jpg


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Election is so close that both sides declare they are the winner

Hayes is eventually named President as the result of a compromise

http://www.simonsays.com/assets/isbn/0743255526/C_0743255526.jpg


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http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/a/a7/450px-ElectoralCollege1876-Large.png


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http://www.rbhayes.org/hayes/content/images/Election_of_1876/donkey1.jpg

http://www.umw.edu/hisa/resources/Student%20Projects/Rachael%20Deane%20--%20Voting%20Machines/students.mwc.edu/_rdean8it/HIST200R/hayestilden50.jpg


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  • COMPROMISE OF 1877

  • Federal troops are removed from the South

  • Loans for Southern railroads

  • Federal funds for reconstruction projects in the South


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  • COMPROMISE OF 1877

  • Hayes would appoint a Democrat to a cabinet position

  • Democrats would respect the rights of African Americans


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Reconstruction government collapses

Democrats regain control and power in Congress


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  • LEGACY OF RECONSTRUCTION

  • Equality for African Americans still not achieved


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  • LEGACY OF RECONSTRUCTION

  • Some rights are gained for African Americans – 14th and 15th Amendments


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  • LEGACY OF RECONSTRUCTION

  • African American schools and churches grew


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  • LEGACY OF RECONSTRUCTION

  • African Americans still faced poverty and violence


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