Chapter 16 HW - Name Laine Kotoski APUSH CH 16 Mr Houston Explain the events surrounding the Election of 1876 and the Compromise of 1877 Republicans

Chapter 16 HW - Name Laine Kotoski APUSH CH 16 Mr Houston...

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Name: Laine Kotoski APUSH CH. 16 Mr. Houston Explain the events surrounding the Election of 1876 and the Compromise of 1877. - Republicans nominated Rutherford B. Hayes while Democrats nominated Samuel J. Tilden, Tilden led popular vote - Republicans accused Democrats of using physical intimidation & bribing African Americans not to vote in the South - Democrats accused Republicans of ignoring many Tilden votes - ****Democrats agree not to block Hayes victory, if Republicans withdraw all southern troops Explain how the “New South” brought about change in the late 1800s. - Freed slaves moved to cities looking for work, urban black population increases - Share cropping became way for blacks to start their own farms - Country built military strength - Value of US made goods increased drastically

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