aug 29 AMH2020 notes - THE FALL OF RECONSTRUCTION A. The...

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A. The End of Reconstruction at the National Level C. Successes and Failures of Reconstruction in the States D. The Great Continuing Debate on Reconstruction E. The Rise of the New South Point of this Lecture—Reconstruction collapsed in the 1870s. In spite of its remoteness in time, it is a subject that still is a matter of great debate and controversy. END OF RECONSTRUCTION AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL After Andrew Johnson—U.S. Grant, President, 1869-1877 1. Attention shifts away from Washington to southern states as Reconstruction Act of 1867 is implemented 2. Other matters (e.g. economic recession after 1873) erodes northern interest in Reconstruction 3. Presidential Election of 1876--Rutherford Hayes (R) vs. Samuel Tilden (D)—See Text 4. Compromise of 1877 & effective abandonment of Reconstruction (i.e. using military force or political coercion to interfere in internal southern politics & allowing southern states to manage own affairs)—Was there a realistic alternative? RECONSTRUCTION AT THE STATE & LOCAL LEVEL
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2011 for the course AMH 2020 taught by Professor Michelleadams during the Spring '06 term at University of Central Florida.

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