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Compromise of 1877 – The South Restored to Power

October 20, 2019
The Hayes Tilden Compromise of 1877 What was the Compromise of 1877, and why did it irrevocably alter the fate of African Americans in the US? In 1876 there was a contested presidential election between a Republican candidate named Rutherford B Hayes and a Democratic candidate named Samuel J Tilden. In this election, there was