1864, Republican Abraham Lincoln chose Andrew Johnson a Democratic senator from Tennessee, as his Vice President candidate.
The White League & KKK
Be it further ordained, That every negro who shall be found absent from the residence of his employer after 10 o’clock at night, without a written permit from his employer, shall pay a fine of five dollars, or in default thereof, shall be compelled to work five days on the public road, or suffer corporeal punishment as hereinafter provided.
Radical Reconstruction was about the radical republicans believing that blacks were entitled to the same political rights and opportunities as whites.
compromise of 1844
The goal of white supremacy groups during Reconstruction is to make sure the colored people would not have equal rights to whit men so they segregated places and had no education systems. This is because they wanted them to think that the whit people were still the boss of them when the white people just thought the black people were going to try to revolt so they were scared that the black people were going to try to kill them because of the way they had treated them before.
The work of the Freedmen's Bureau is to free the slaves from the plantations.
Rutherford B. Hayes is inaugurated as president on March 4, 1877, after the disputed election of 1876. Democratic leaders agreed to let the Republicans keep the White House in exchange for the withdrawal of federal troops from the Suth.