THE END OF RECONSTRUCTION
ULYSSES S GRANT is a Republican, elected president in 1868 http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/6/67/Ulysses_s_gr...
Despite attacks by the KKK, over 500,000 African Americans voting in the South
15 th  AMENDMENT – states citizens cannot be stopped from voting based on race Women were still not given the right to vote
President Grant did not chose his advisors well He chose friends and family members to fill positions they were not qualif...
Some of his friends in cabinet positions took bribes and caused scandals
The Republican party started to split and was no longer strong and unified
PANIC OF 1873 – some banks made bad loans and had to close http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e8/Panic_...
Let to ECONOMIC DEPRESSION –  a time of low business activity and high unemployment Lasted 5 years, many businesses fail a...
The Republicans are blamed and the Democrats begin to win more elections
1876 Election is very close Tilden is Democrat Hayes is the Republican http://www.kiva.net/~jetorres/Hayes_Tilden.jpg
Election is so close that both sides declare they are the winner Hayes is eventually named President as the result of a co...
http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/a/a7/450px-ElectoralCollege1876-Large.png
http://www.umw.edu/hisa/resources/Student%20Projects/Rachael%20Deane%20--%20Voting%20Machines/students.mwc.edu/_rdean8it/H...
<ul><li>COMPROMISE OF 1877 </li></ul><ul><li>Federal troops are removed from the South </li></ul><ul><li>Loans for Souther...
<ul><li>COMPROMISE OF 1877 </li></ul><ul><li>Hayes would appoint a Democrat to a cabinet position </li></ul><ul><li>Democr...
Reconstruction government collapses Democrats regain control and power in Congress
<ul><li>LEGACY OF RECONSTRUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>Equality for African Americans still not achieved </li></ul>
<ul><li>LEGACY OF RECONSTRUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>Some rights are gained for African Americans – 14 th  and 15 th  Amendm...
<ul><li>LEGACY OF RECONSTRUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>African American schools and churches grew </li></ul>
<ul><li>LEGACY OF RECONSTRUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>African Americans still faced poverty and violence </li></ul>
THE END http://jameswagner.com/mt_archives/Tweedpoll.jpg
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  1. 1. THE END OF RECONSTRUCTION
  2. 2. ULYSSES S GRANT is a Republican, elected president in 1868 http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/6/67/Ulysses_s_grant.jpg
  3. 3. Despite attacks by the KKK, over 500,000 African Americans voting in the South
  4. 4. 15 th AMENDMENT – states citizens cannot be stopped from voting based on race Women were still not given the right to vote
  5. 5. President Grant did not chose his advisors well He chose friends and family members to fill positions they were not qualified http://www.worldsdumbestman.com/worldsdumbestman/web/bits/blog/politicalCartoons/grantHoldingStuff.jpg
  6. 6. Some of his friends in cabinet positions took bribes and caused scandals
  7. 7. The Republican party started to split and was no longer strong and unified
  8. 8. PANIC OF 1873 – some banks made bad loans and had to close http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e8/Panic_of_1873_bank_run.jpg/300px-Panic_of_1873_bank_run.jpg
  9. 9. Let to ECONOMIC DEPRESSION – a time of low business activity and high unemployment Lasted 5 years, many businesses fail and people lose jobs
  10. 10. The Republicans are blamed and the Democrats begin to win more elections
  11. 11. 1876 Election is very close Tilden is Democrat Hayes is the Republican http://www.kiva.net/~jetorres/Hayes_Tilden.jpg
  12. 12. Election is so close that both sides declare they are the winner Hayes is eventually named President as the result of a compromise http://www.simonsays.com/assets/isbn/0743255526/C_0743255526.jpg
  13. 13. http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/a/a7/450px-ElectoralCollege1876-Large.png
  14. 14. http://www.umw.edu/hisa/resources/Student%20Projects/Rachael%20Deane%20--%20Voting%20Machines/students.mwc.edu/_rdean8it/HIST200R/hayestilden50.jpg http://www.rbhayes.org/hayes/content/images/Election_of_1876/donkey1.jpg
  15. 15. <ul><li>COMPROMISE OF 1877 </li></ul><ul><li>Federal troops are removed from the South </li></ul><ul><li>Loans for Southern railroads </li></ul><ul><li>Federal funds for reconstruction projects in the South </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>COMPROMISE OF 1877 </li></ul><ul><li>Hayes would appoint a Democrat to a cabinet position </li></ul><ul><li>Democrats would respect the rights of African Americans </li></ul>
  17. 17. Reconstruction government collapses Democrats regain control and power in Congress
  18. 18. <ul><li>LEGACY OF RECONSTRUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>Equality for African Americans still not achieved </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>LEGACY OF RECONSTRUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>Some rights are gained for African Americans – 14 th and 15 th Amendments </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>LEGACY OF RECONSTRUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>African American schools and churches grew </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>LEGACY OF RECONSTRUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>African Americans still faced poverty and violence </li></ul>
  22. 22. THE END http://jameswagner.com/mt_archives/Tweedpoll.jpg

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