Radical Reconstruction to the End (1869-1877)

Period Includes: U.S. Grant Takes Office as President, First Redeemer Government elected in Tennessee, the First black U.S. Senator elected, the Fifteenth Amendment ratified, the forty-second U.S. Congress seated with five black members, the Freedmen's Bureau abolished, the first African American governor sworn in, Democrats get control the Forty-third Congress for first time since before Civil War, Civil Rights Act of 1875 enacted by Congress, a Disputed Presidential election, Wade Hampton inaugurated as governor of South Carolina, Rutherford B. Hayes inaugurated President, President Hayes removed troops from the capitals of the remaining Reconstruction states ending the Reconstruction Period.