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Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
Tx history-ch-19.3
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  • 1. Chapter 19: Reconstruction Section 3: The Davis Administration
  • 2. Thinking Question
    • What are some actions the new Republican government in Texas should take to address problems & issues?
  • 3. The Davis Administration
    • Edmund J. Davis elected governor in 1869
    Edmund J. Davis
  • 4. The Davis Administration
    • Legislature dominated by Republicans
    • 11 African Americans
  • 5. The Davis Administration Matthew Gaines George T. Ruby
  • 6. The Davis Administration
    • Efforts to stop crime in the state:
      • KKK had been threatening & murdering African Americans to keep them from expressing political views
      • Created a state militia & police force
    Klu Klux Klan robes
  • 7. The Davis Administration
    • Education:
      • Created a free public school system for ALL children
      • State board of education
      • Common curriculum & teacher certification
  • 8. The Davis Administration
    • Economy:
      • Improvements to the state transportation system
      • Issued bonds for rail lines
  • 9. The Davis Administration
    • The Republican led legislature raised taxes to pay for schools & roads.
  • 10. Opposition to Reconstruction
    • Scalawag —term used for Texans who supported the Republicans
  • 11. Opposition to Reconstruction
    • Carpetbaggers — northerners who moved to the South after the war
    Carpetbag
  • 12. Opposition to Reconstruction
    • Clashes over state police, militia, & taxes
    • Obnoxious Acts —a term used by some Texans for laws passed by the Republican legislature
  • 13. Opposition to Reconstruction
    • Accusations of taking money by fraud
    • Angered when Davis used state police to guard voters in 1872 election
    • 1872 election: Democrats regain control of legislature
  • 14.  
  • 15. The End of Reconstruction E.J. Davis Republican Richard Coke Democrat vs. Election of 1873
  • 16. The End of Reconstruction
    • Election of 1873:
      • Davis (42,663 votes)
      • Coke (85,549 votes)
    • Democrats win control of legislature
    • Republicans argue polls closed too early
  • 17. The End of Reconstruction
    • Case makes it to Texas Supreme Court
    • Supreme Court declares constitution unconstitutional
    • Democrats demand control of government
  • 18. The End of Reconstruction
    • Davis allows legislature to meet
    • Fears governor’s office will be taken by force
    • Calls in armed supporters to take control of first floor of capitol
  • 19. The End of Reconstruction
    • Democrats call in armed supporters to take control of legislative chambers on second floor of capitol
    • Federal troops refuse to intervene
    • Davis steps down
  • 20. End to Republican Rule
    • E.J. Davis last Republican governor for over 100 years
    • 1978: Bill Clements will become the first Republican governor since Reconstruction
    Bill Clements
  • 21. The End of Reconstruction
    • Richard Coke —Democrat who became governor in 1874, ending Reconstruction in Texas
    Richard Coke
  • 22. The End of Reconstruction Rutherford B. Hayes Republican Samuel Tilden Democrat vs. U.S. Presidential election of 1876
  • 23. The End of Reconstruction
    • Both candidates claim victory
    • Compromise of 1877:
      • Democrats accept Hayes
      • Hayes ends involvement of Federal troops in Southern political affairs
  • 24. E.J. Davis Administration Accomplishments Criticisms
    • Creation of a state militia and police force, reduced crime
    • Improvements in public education and administration
    • Improvements in internal transportation
    • Higher taxes
    • Complaints about state debt and spending
    • Accusations of fraud
    • Accusations of using police to intimidate Democrats

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