Honors History Assignment

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  • Topic: Samuel J. Tilden, Rutherford B. Hayes, Compromise of 1877
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Answer the following questions on the election of 1876 and the Compromise of 1877 in complete sentences.

Describe with clear and specific details from the texts the role the state of Florida played in the outcome of the Election of 1876. What other states played a similar role? The three states that played the similar role with florida were Louisiana and South Carolina. The reason why these three were such a big deal was the 20 electoral votes between the three that were uncounted. What were the components of the Compromise of 1877? What governmental groups and individuals were involved, etc? Be sure to include all relevant facts from the texts above, including who was involved, what was agreed upon, where this event took place, the results of the event, etc. The major component was that the Southern Democrats would recognize That Hayes was President and there would be no dispute over it. then the second major part of it was that the south would Respect Black Rights. People that we involved in the 1877 compromise were Rutherford B. Hayes, Samuel J. Tilden and Electoral Commission Members. Why do you think the Compromise of 1877 is also known as the Corrupt Bargain? What could be considered corrupt about it? Because Rutherford B. Hayes was given the presidency for agreeing to end the reconstruction by removing federal troops from the south. Compare and contrast Hayes and Tilden, including their political backgrounds and their views on the results of the election. Hayes was a Republican why Tilden was a Democrat. Hayes grew up in a small town of Ohio while Tilden grew up in a major city of New York. Looking at these two sample political cartoons of the time, how did the media view the Hayes-Tilden election? Write what you think would be good captions for the cartoons. The first one should be “I left you in the dust”. I don’t know what the second one should read. What results did Hayes's election have on Reconstruction? What was the impact on blacks in the South?...
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