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  1. 1. The Compromise Of 1877Monday, February 28, 2011
  2. 2. When: Civil war An unwritten deal in 1876 ReconstructionMonday, February 28, 2011
  3. 3. What Happened The purposed compromise essentially stated that Southern Democrats would acknowledge Hayes as President, but only on the understanding that Republicans would meet certain demands.Monday, February 28, 2011
  4. 4. The following elements are generally said to be the points of the compromise: ~The removal of all Federal troops from the former Confederate States. (Troops remained in only Louisiana, South Carolina, and Florida, but the Compromise finalized the process.)Monday, February 28, 2011
  5. 5. ~The appointment of at least one Southern Democrat to Hayess cabinet. (David M. Key of Tennessee became Postmaster General.) Hayes had already promised this. ~The construction of another transcontinental railroad using the Texas and Pacific in the South (this had been part of the "Scott Plan," proposed by Thomas A. Scott, which initiated the process that led to the final compromise). Legislation to help industrialize the South.Monday, February 28, 2011
  6. 6. Results The Compromise of 1877 between the Republicans and Democrats, occurring in January of that year, was the solution to the contested Presidential election of 1876 and furthermore brought an end to the period of Reconstruction following the Civil War.Monday, February 28, 2011