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End of Reconstruction
Ulysses S. Grant <ul><li>Elected President in 1868 as a Republican </li></ul><ul><li>Victory made possible by African Amer...
Ulysses S. Grant <ul><li>15th Amendment passed to ensure that voting rights not be denied because of race </li></ul>
Blacks take political office in South <ul><li>Blanche Bruce </li></ul><ul><li>First black senator from the state of Missis...
Southerners curtail civil rights <ul><li>Ku Klux Klan  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Terrorist group that intimidated African Amer...
<ul><li>Black Codes  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>laws that restricted the political and economic activities of African Americans...
New Labor Systems in the South
Sharecropping <ul><li>Former slaves farmed someone else’s land and paid the landowner at least one third of the crop. </li...
Sharecropping <ul><li>Plantation owners discovered sharecropping was cheaper for them than slavery </li></ul>
 
Tenant Farmers <ul><li>Former Slaves who used cash to rent farms on plantations </li></ul>
 
By 1872 the Radical Republicans began to lose power and control of Congress.
Election of 1876 <ul><li>Republican Rutherford B Haynes lost the popular vote to Samuel Tilden </li></ul><ul><li>Electoral...
Compromise of 1877 <ul><li>Southern Democrats promised to give Haynes their electoral votes if he removed the military fro...
Compromise of 1877 <ul><li>Southern Democrats take over the South </li></ul><ul><li>Southern Democrats begin return to nat...
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Endof Reconstruction

  1. 1. End of Reconstruction
  2. 2. Ulysses S. Grant <ul><li>Elected President in 1868 as a Republican </li></ul><ul><li>Victory made possible by African American votes </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ulysses S. Grant <ul><li>15th Amendment passed to ensure that voting rights not be denied because of race </li></ul>
  4. 4. Blacks take political office in South <ul><li>Blanche Bruce </li></ul><ul><li>First black senator from the state of Mississippi </li></ul>
  5. 5. Southerners curtail civil rights <ul><li>Ku Klux Klan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Terrorist group that intimidated African Americans from exercising their rights </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Black Codes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>laws that restricted the political and economic activities of African Americans. </li></ul></ul>Southerners curtail civil rights
  7. 7. New Labor Systems in the South
  8. 8. Sharecropping <ul><li>Former slaves farmed someone else’s land and paid the landowner at least one third of the crop. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Sharecropping <ul><li>Plantation owners discovered sharecropping was cheaper for them than slavery </li></ul>
  10. 11. Tenant Farmers <ul><li>Former Slaves who used cash to rent farms on plantations </li></ul>
  11. 13. By 1872 the Radical Republicans began to lose power and control of Congress.
  12. 14. Election of 1876 <ul><li>Republican Rutherford B Haynes lost the popular vote to Samuel Tilden </li></ul><ul><li>Electoral College vote was in dispute </li></ul>
  13. 15. Compromise of 1877 <ul><li>Southern Democrats promised to give Haynes their electoral votes if he removed the military from the South </li></ul><ul><li>Haynes agreed and removed all federal troops when he took over as President </li></ul>
  14. 16. Compromise of 1877 <ul><li>Southern Democrats take over the South </li></ul><ul><li>Southern Democrats begin return to national power. </li></ul><ul><li>Reconstruction is over. </li></ul><ul><li>The door is open to the “Jim Crow Era”. </li></ul>

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