Test 1 - Test 1 Bargain of 1877 Deal made by a republican and Democratic special congressional commission to resolve the disputed presidential

Test 1 - Test 1 Bargain of 1877 Deal made by a...

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Test 1 Bargain of 1877: Deal made by a republican and Democratic special congressional; commission to resolve the disputed presidential election of 1876. Republican Rutherford B. Hayes who had lost the popular vote, was declared the winner in exchange for the withdrawal of federal troops from involvement in politics in the south, marking the end of reconstruction. Who: Republican Rutherford B. Hayes was awarded the White House over Democrat Samuel J. Tilden on the understanding that Hayes would remove the federal troops whose support was essential for the survival of Republican state governments in South Carolina, Florida and Louisiana. What: was a purported informal, unwritten deal that settled the intensely disputed 1876 U.S. presidential election. It resulted in the United States federal government pulling the last troops out of the South, and formally ended the Reconstruction Era. Where When: 1877 Why: The compromise involved Democrats who controlled the House of Representatives allowing the decision of the Electoral Commission to take effect. The outgoing president, Republican Ulysses S. Grant , removed the soldiers from Florida. As president, Hayes removed the remaining troops from South Carolina and Louisiana. Redeemers: Post Civil War Democratic leaders who supposedly saved the South from Yankee domination and preserved the primarily rural economy.

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