jan 24, 1877 - Rutherford B. Hayes goes into office
-he withdrew troops from the reconstruction states in order to restore local goodwill. Many saw this as a betrayal of African Americans in the south. This is one reason that reconstruction ended.
-Supported the gold standard
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