1.Rutherford B. Hayes- “The Great Unknown” compromise candidate. Came from the crucial voting state of Ohio. Nominated by the Republicans. Ended Reconstruction and Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 passed. Civil Rights Cases 1883- 14thAmendment prohibited government violation of civil rights not individual. 19thPresident.2.Chester Arthur- Ran as vp with Garfield. Blocked his Stalwart buddies attempt for power. Signed the Pendleton Act. Very reform minded.3.James Garfield-ran in 1880 election against Scott. Assassinated by Charles J. Guiteau in September 1881. 20thPresident.4.Election 1884-Blaine(R) vs. Cleveland (D). Reform-minded Republicans went over to the Democrats= Mugwumps. Cleveland won.5.Grover Cleveland-laissez fairecapitalism mindset. Named two former Confederates in his Cabinet. Struggled with budget surplus. Second president voted out of office.6.Benjamin Harrison-grandson of Tippecanoe Harrison. 1888; Republicn; signed the McKinley Tariff and the Sherman Anti-Trust Act (which was not really enforced until Teddy Roosevelt came along); more states admittedduring his presidency than any other except Washington's7.Pendleton Act- required merit to get jobs. Set the tone for civil service reform in the future8.Era of Good Stealings-A period of corruption (Grant's presidency) in the government created by the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant. Scandals include: Credit Molière, Jay Gould and Jim Fisk corner the Gold Market, and Boss Tweed.9.Liberal Republican Revolt 1872- with a powerful wave of disgust with Grantism sweeping the nation, reform-minded citizen’s banded together to purify the Washington administration and end military Reconstruction. caused the Republican Congress to pass a general amnesty act in 1872; removing political disabilities from most of the former Confederate leaders. Nominated Horace Greeley who was also supported by Democrats10.Resumption Act 1875- pledged the government to the further withdrawal of greenbacks from circulation and to the redemption of all paper currency in gold at face value beginning in 1879.