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1868

Grant (R) vs Seymour (D)
Grant wins

2

1872

Grant (R) vs Greely (D)
Grant wins

3

1876

Hayes (R) vs Tilden (D)
Tilden wins popular vote, HOR gives it to Hayes

4

1880

Garfield (R) vs Hancock (D)
Garfield wins but soon assassinated and chester Arthur becomes president

5

1884

Blaine (half breeds) vs Cleveland (D)
Cleveland wins

6

1888

Cleveland (D) vs Harrison (R)
Harrison wins

7

1892

Cleveland (D) vs Harrison (R)
Cleveland wins

8

Ohio idea

Redemption of war bonds for greenbacks
was supported by farmers

9

Credit mobilier

Corrupt construction company bribes congressmen and others to create scandal

10

1875 Whiskey Ring

Robbed treasury of millions in excise taxes forcing secretary of war William Belknap to resign

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1872 Amnesty Act

Pardoning of confederate leaders

12

Resumption act of 1875

Remove greenbacks

13

Coinage act/crime of 1873

Stoppage of the coinage of silver

14

1878 bland Allison act

Forces government to buy silver and redistribute it

15

Compromise of 1877

Remove the troops from the south abandoning the blacks

16

Crop lien system

Storekeepers give out loans for a share of the harvest

17

Civil rights cases1883

14th amendment, prohibits the removal of personal rights by the govnment but not the denial of personal rights by an individual

18

Chinese exclusion act of 1882

Upheld til 1943

19

1896 plessy v ferguson

Jim Crowe laws upheld, separate but equal

20

US v Wong Kim ark 1898

Protects citizens born in the us

21

Pendleton act of 1883

Passed by Arthur
Established civil service commission which gave examinations to federal job seekers, also makes compulsory campaign contributions illegal

22

Mugwumps

People who left republicans for the democrats

23

Dependent pension act of 1887

Vetoed by cleveland
Hurt veterans

24

McKinley tariff of 1890

One of the highest tariffs in American history

25

Homestead strike of 1892

Andrew carnegie's steel plant
Pinkerton detectives brought to stop the strike but federal troops were needed