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25, 1868 Jan. 1 The Reconstruction This map shows the five military districts established when Congress passed the Reconstruction Act of 1867. As the dates within each state indicate, conservative Democratic forces quickly regained control of government in four southern states. So-called Radical Reconstruction was curtailed in most of the others, as factions within the weakened Republican Party began to cooperate with conservative Democrats. Congress’s quarrels with Andrew Johnson grew still worse.

Jun. 25, 1868 Jan. 1 The Reconstruction This map shows the five military districts established when Congress passed the Reconstruction Act of 1867. As the dates within each state indicate, conservative Democratic forces quickly regained control of government in four southern states. So-called Radical Reconstruction was curtailed in most of the others, as factions within the weakened Republican Party began to cooperate with conservative Democrats. Congress’s quarrels with Andrew Johnson grew still worse.

Grant was not a Radical, but his platform supported congressional Reconstruction and endorsed black suffrage in the South. ) The Democrats, meanwhile, vigorously denounced Reconstruction and preached white supremacy. Indeed, in the 1868 election, the Democrats conducted the most openly racist campaign to that point in American history. Both sides waved the “bloody shirt,” accusing each other as the villains of the war’s sacrifices. By associating themselves with rebellion and with Johnson’s repudiated program, the Democrats went down to defeat in all but eight states, though the popular vote was fairly close.

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