Hayes appointed two Associate Justices to the Supreme Court. Results of the election, with states won by Hayes in red, and those won by Tilden in blue There was considerable debate about which person or house of Congress was authorized to decide between the competing slates of electors, with the Republican Senate and the Democratic House each claiming priority.
This site was per the terms of the bequest. He withdrew federal troops from states still under military occupation, thus ending the era of Reconstruction — Just three of the 73 Representatives elected by the former Confederate states were members of the Republican Party. Northern Democrats who were unhappy with the outcome declared that Hayes had stolen the election.
Library of Congress, Washington, D. The couple went on to have eight children, five of whom survived to adulthood.
LC-DIG-pga Presidency and later life As president, Hayes promptly made good on the secret pledges made during the electoral dispute. Because of the economic downturn following the Civil War, Western and Southern states sought to strengthen the dollar. Hayes declined the Republican nomination for a judgeship in Hayes was elected governor for the third time in on a platform focused on the procurement of voting rights for blacks and on economic plans calling for a strong gold-backed currency.
Cornell and George H. A staunch abolitionist, Hayes found his work on behalf of fugitive slaves personally gratifying as well as politically useful, as it raised his profile in the newly formed Republican Party.
Sophia took charge of the family, raising Hayes and his sister, Fanny, the only two of the four children to survive to adulthood. Hayes was elected governor for the third time in on a platform focused on the procurement of voting rights for blacks and on economic plans calling for a strong gold-backed currency.
Eventually, his men brought Hayes back behind their lines, and he was taken to hospital. Congress, however, overrode his veto of the Bland-Allison Actwhich provided for government purchase of silver bullion and restoration of the silver dollar as legal tender.
Despite these constraints, Hayes oversaw the establishment of a school for deaf-mutes and a reform school for girls. Hayes identified with the moderate wing of the party, but was willing to vote with the radicals for the sake of party unity.
The House of Representatives in the 45th Congress was controlled by a majority of Democrats, and refused to appropriate enough funds for the army to continue to garrison the South.
On taking office, Hayes appointed John Marshall Harlan to the seat. Hayes visited Washington, D. The party nominated Hayes to run for Congress ina race he lost.Hayes had promised that he would serve only one term as President, and inhe retired to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in His son, Webb Cook Hayes, served in the United States Army during the Philippine Insurrection, and was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery.
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