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Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes: Nineteenth President of the United States (1922) ❮Download❯ ➵ Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes: Nineteenth President of the United States (1922) Author Rutherford B. Hayes – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing s Legacy Reprint Series Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages Because This scarce Letters of PDF/EPUB å antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing s Legacy Reprint Series Due Diary and PDF/EPUB or to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages Because and Letters of Kindle × we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world s literature Kessinger Publishing is the place to find hundreds of thousands of rare and hard to find books with something of interest for everyone.

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  • Paperback
  • 598 pages
  • Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes: Nineteenth President of the United States (1922)
  • Rutherford B. Hayes
  • English
  • 04 February 2019
  • 1163992305

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Rutherford Birchard Letters of PDF/EPUB å Hayes was the th President of the United States As president, Diary and PDF/EPUB or he oversaw the end of Reconstruction, began the efforts that led to civil service reform, and and Letters of Kindle × attempted to reconcile the divisions left over from the Civil War and ReconstructionHayes, an attorney in Ohio, became city solicitor of Cincinnati from to When the Civil War began, he left a fledgling political career to join the Union Army as an officer Hayes was wounded five times, most seriously at the Battle of South Mountain he earned a reputation for bravery in combat and was promoted to the rank of major general After the war, he served in the US Congress from to as a Republican Hayes left Congress to run for Governor of Ohio and was elected to two consecutive terms, from to , and then to a third term, from to In , Hayes was elected president in one of the most contentious elections in national history He lost the popular vote to Democrat Samuel J Tilden but he won an intensely disputed electoral college vote after a Congressional commission awarded him twenty contested electoral votes The result was the Compromise of , in which the Democrats acquiesced to Hayes s election and Hayes ended all US military involvement in Southern politicsHayes believed in meritocratic government, equal treatment without regard to race, and improvement through education He ordered federal troops to crush the Great Railroad Strike of He implemented modest civil service reforms that laid the groundwork for further reform in the s and s He vetoed the Bland Allison Act, which would have put silver money into circulation and raised prices, insisting that maintenance of the gold standard was essential to economic recovery His policy toward Western Indians anticipated the assimilationist program of the Dawes Act of Hayes kept his pledge not to run for re election, retired to his home in Ohio, and became an advocate of social and educational reform Biographer Ari Hoogenboom says his greatest achievement was to restore popular faith in the presidency and to reverse the deterioration of executive power that had set in after Abraham Lincoln s death Although supporters have praised his commitment to civil service reform and defense of civil rights, Hayes is generally listed among the bottom half in historians rankings of US presidents.