Compromise of 1877

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  • The Compromise Of 1877 Was The Compromise Of The Reconstruction Era And The Civil War

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    The Compromise of 1877 was a very effective time period in history. Its main focus was to rebuild the South physically and as a nation. It was the compromise of the Reconstruction Era and the U.S. presidential election of 1876. Problems now went from the battlefields to politics. After the Civil War over, 3.9 million slaves were freed and given rights. This then created tensions between black and whites. The presidential election was another conflict that was resolved. Democrats and Republicans had

  • What Is The Compromise Of 1877?

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    The Compromise of 1877 was an assumed upon agreement to settle the presidential election of 1876. The election was between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden, in which Tilden won the popular vote. The agreement was between the Republican and Democrat leaders of the time and removed all union troops from the south and settled the dispute for office. This agreement finally ended the battle between the north and south and allowed the two parties to make plans to rebuild the south. The text says

  • Reasons For The Compromise Of 1877

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    Following the Compromise of 1877, many supporters of black rights, such as freed slaves or radical Republicans, believed that conditions for freed blacks were worse than they had been when they were enslaved. Though there were definitely upsides to freedom from slavery, many conditions blacks lived under either didn 't change or got worse after the Compromise. For example, the removal of the military from the South allowed the southern government to pass laws limiting blacks ' rights, meaning the

  • Essay on Compromise of 1877

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    Compromise of 1877 African-Americans may sometimes wonder at the contradictory facts about their history presented in many standard history texts. These texts state that blacks were given the right to vote in 1870, yet the same texts will acknowledge that this right did not really exist for African-Americans until the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Similarly, the first public accommodation law was passed in 1875, but history shows that it took 91 years before it was acknowledged and African-Americans

  • Reconstruction Failure

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    support and protection for the African American was vital for the Reconstruction movement to have succeeded, Although, the Radical Reconstruction made a tremendous effort to see that reconstruction movement was a success. However, with the compromise of the 1877, the withdrawal of the federal troops and high rate of racism towards

  • The Purpose Of The Compromise Of 1877 Dbq

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    The Compromise of 1877 was the unwritten and informal deal that settled the1876 presidential election between Rutherford Hayes and Samuel Tilden, which is considered as one of the most disputed elections in the American history. The compromise resulted in both sides coming to an agreement and compromising on different aspects, which will be further discussed below. The purpose of the compromise was that southern democrats would only accept Hayes as the president and give back the civil rights to

  • 1877 Great Compromise Essay

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    Short Answers - A short answer is a paragraph or so; 10 points each 1. What is the importance of the 1877 Great Compromise for the freed people? The 1877 Great Compromise was important for freed slaves because it signaled the end of Jim Crow and ushered in the Jim Crow Era. The 1876 election was disputed between Samuel J. Tilden and Rutherford B. Hayes and to resolve it, the republicans agreed to withdraw the army from Louisiana and South Carolina. This withdrawal of troops from the south remove

  • The Economic Problems Of The Reconstruction Era

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    Equality and freedom between blacks and whites were very different, causing problems to breakout. The Reconstruction Era went on from 1863 to 1877. It was taken place in the South, it was the greatest problem that still remained after the Civil War and had to be solved. In general, the changes made after the Civil War did not help African-Americans move closer to achieving the American Dream due to the economic, political and social problems that they faced due to the reconstruction. The problems

  • Rutherford B. Hayes Essay

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    	 Rutherford B. Hayes was considered by many to be a simple, uncontroversial, and honest man to run for the presidency. That is why many people are perplexed that such an astute person should have one of the most controversial elections and presidencies ever. Considering Hayes’ honorable principles, it came as a surprise to see how he could unknowingly make a decision about reconstruction where its effects were so blatantly derogatory to the cause he was trying to help. 	The controversy

  • The Importance Of Reconstruction After The Civil War

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    Reconstruction, Presidential Reconstruction, Radical Reconstruction, and the Compromise of 1877. The period of Reconstruction had many goals and accomplishments. Reconstruction did come to an end and just like most revolutionary moments in history Reconstruction was labeled both a success and a failure. Though human equality was the main goal of the Reconstruction period in the South after the Civil War, it proved to be an attempted compromise that actually created more conflicts. Emancipation and Reconstruction