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level of voter registration and political participation of AA not seen again after 1877 until

1970s

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state - South Carolina
congressman 1867-77

8 black congressman

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state - Mississippi
congressman 1867-77

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(including 2 speakers of the House

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why did role of federal institutions in promoting civil rights decline sharply after 1877

congress didnt defend changes it had made
presidents did not generally fully support civil rights
SC and state govs worked in opposite directions

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what ended the period of congressional reconstruction (troops withdrawn, southern states could ignore reconstruction legislation = return to position in 1865)

Hayes-Tilden Compromise

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what was the Hayes-Tilden Compromise

in order to secure presidency Republican Hayes makes a deal with states in south to let them get on with their own affairs in return for their vote

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south claimed regulation of race relations was a

state right