POTENTIAL IDs:Compromise of 1877:Unwritten deal that settled intensely disputed 1876 US presidential election, pulled federal troops out of state politics in the South, and ended the Reconstruction Era. Republican Rutherford B. Hayes was awarded presidency on the understanding that he would follow through with the deal. The Northerners lost the will to force things upon the Southerners. This was seen as "The Redemption" of Southern states and Southern democracy. Ida B. Wells:was an Americanjournalist, newspapereditor,suffragist,sociologist,Georgist,and an early leader inthe Civil Rights Movement. She documentedlynching in the United States, showing that it was often used as a way to control or punishblackswho competed with whites, rather than being based on criminal acts by blacks, as was usually claimed by white mobs.She was active inwomen's rightsand thewomen's suffrage movement, establishing several notable women's organizations. Wells was a skilled and persuasive rhetorician and traveled internationally on lecture tours.The souls of black folk:It is a seminal work in the history of sociology, and a cornerstone of African-American literary history.The book, published in 1903, contains several essays on race, some of which the magazine Atlantic Monthlyhad previously published. To develop this work, Du Bois drew from his own experiences as an African-American in the American society. Outside of its notable relevance in African-American history, The Souls of Black Folkalso holds an important place in social science as one of the early works in the field of sociology.