How many black troops served in the Spanish-American War, and how many were killed?
Even though Democrat Samuel J. Tilden won the popular vote, the outcome of the election was called into question when it was found that 20 electoral votes had been cast fraudulently in the election. An Electoral Commission created by the Senate looked into the matter and determined that Hayes had received all of the disputed votes, making him the winner.
What can you glean from this cartoon depicting Lincoln and Johnson’s relationship? They couldn’t agree on how to mend the divide and ended up working against one other. In this cartoon, what can you infer about Vice President Johnson’s character? To bring two opposing parties together in a conflict, he had the capacity to work with them both at the same time.
THE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION OF 1888 At the convention, Frederick Douglass became the first African-American to get a vote in presidential balloting at a major party convention when he became the first African-American to receive a vote in presidential balloting at a major party convention. He garnered a single vote in this election.
7. What was the objective of the Desert Land Act and Timber and Stone Act of 1878, and how did they accomplish this? The goal was to stimulate the development of land that was deemed unsuitable for traditional farming practices in order to promote economic growth.
The withdrawal of federal soldiers from Louisiana, the final federally occupied former Confederate state, occurred on April 24, 1877, as part of a political settlement that allowed President Rutherford B. Hayes to be elected. This occurred just 12 years after the conclusion of the Civil War.
He was the first president of the Republic of Hawaii (1894–1900) and the first governor of the Territory of Hawaii (1900–03) when it was seized by the United States. He was born on April 23, 1844, in Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands [U.S.] and died on June 9, 1926, in Honolulu.
What is the cartoon’s message to the viewer? Would you say that Thomas Nast supported or opposed equal rights for freedmen based on the cartoon? The message conveyed by this cartoon is that Thomas Nast was a supporter of the Union cause during the American Civil War.
What is the central theme of this cartoon from the Reconstruction Era? What do you think it is? Radical Republican policies were used to subjugate the people of the South.
Work Repairing the Union is a political cartoon produced by Joseph E. Baker in 1865, depicting the “Rail Splitter” at work repairing the union. The cartoon was created to depict President Abraham Lincoln as a good man who is working to reconstruct the Union after the disastrous Civil War is depicted in the animation.
Benjamin Harrison is a fictional character created by author Benjamin Harrison. When the United States presidential election was held on November 6, 1888, it was the 26th quadrennial presidential election in the country’s history. Former Indiana Senator and Republican presidential contender Benjamin Harrison beat incumbent Democratic President Grover Cleveland of New York in the November election.
Andrew Jackson served as the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837, and was the country’s first democratic president.
The government took the side of the labor unions and dispatched troops to defend railroad employees in the strike.
Which of the following statements most accurately portrays the combat throughout the first two years of World War One? German forces beat the Russians at Tannenberg in the first major engagement of the war, then advanced on France via Belgium, Luxembourg, and Alsace-Lorraine, only to find themselves in a state of stalemate with the Allied forces on the Western Front in 1917.
The Treaty of Washington resolved disputes between the United States and Canada about the border, shipping, and fisheries. Aiming to increase the general welfare of the people via government intervention in social, political, economic, and educational change, he called for social, political, and economic reform.