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Hitchhiking on the Hayes Highway: The First Southern Tour, 1877

Edward O. Frantz

in The Door of Hope: Republican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877–1933

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036533
eISBN:
9780813038452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036533.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The 1877 tour of the South was significant for a number of reasons. It provided the most concrete evidence of the balance Rutherford B. Hayes was trying to strike between protecting the ... More


The Ohio Gubernatorial Election of 1875

Samuel DeCanio

in Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines how the Ohio gubernatorial election of 1875 became an unlikely venue for political elites to have manipulated public opinion. After losing in the congressional elections of 1874 ... More


Rutherford B. Hayes

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter tells the story of Rutherford B. Hayes, who became president during a low point in the Republican Party's power. When Hayes took his seat in the White House, he set about picking a ... More


The Republican Retreat from Reconstruction

Hugh Davis

in We Will Be Satisfied With Nothing Less: The African American Struggle for Equal Rights in the North during Reconstruction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450099
eISBN:
9780801463648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450099.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter considers the response of northern blacks to the collapse of Reconstruction in the South and tells the story of their ongoing efforts to gain equal rights into the 1880s. The election of ... More


Last Full Measure of Defection

Mark Wahlgren Summers

in The Ordeal of the Reunion: A New History of Reconstruction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617572
eISBN:
9781469617596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617572.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the congressional elections in 1874, focusing on the battle between Democratic candidate Governor Samuel J. Tilden of New York and Republican candidate Ohio governor Rutherford ... More


Introduction Race, Republicans, and Region: The Context for Presidential Tours of the South

Edward O. Frantz

in The Door of Hope: Republican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877–1933

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036533
eISBN:
9780813038452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036533.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Presidential tours were not entirely new phenomena in American public life when Rutherford B. Hayes embarked upon his tour of the South in September 1877. Prior to that, however, following the ... More


Race and Destiny

Joshua David Hawley

in Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120103
eISBN:
9780300145144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120103.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

In the fall of 1873, Theodore Roosevelt began to study under Arthur Hamilton Cutler, later founder of the Cutler School for Boys, who devised a crash course to prepare Teedie for Harvard College's ... More


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