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S. v. Cruikshank the Court overruled the conviction under the 1870 Enforcement Act of Louisiana whites who had attacked a meeting of blacks and conspired to deprive them of their rights. The justices ruled that the Fourteenth Amendment did not give the federal government power to act against these whites. ” Such judicial conservatism had a profound impact down through the next century, blunting the revolutionary potential in the Civil War amendments. 479 Retreat from Reconstruction As the 1876 elections approached, most political observers saw that the nation was increasingly focused on economic issues and that the North was no longer willing to pursue the goals of Reconstruction.

Such wording did not guarantee the right to vote. It deliberately left states free to restrict suffrage on other grounds so that northern states could continue to deny suffrage to women and certain groups of men—Chinese immigrants, illiterates, and those too poor to pay poll taxes. Although several states outside the South refused to ratify, three-fourths of the states approved the measure, and the Fifteenth Amendment became law in 1870. It, too, had been a political compromise, and though African Americans rejoiced all across the land at its enactment, it left open the possibility for states to create countless qualification tests to obstruct voting in the future.

UTAH TERR. ARIZ. TERR. 7 DAKOTA TERR. 10 11 8 4 Electoral Vote — Popular Vote Rutherford B. 0% Samuel J. 0% Peter Cooper (Greenback) Disputed — — 480 CHAPTER 16 Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution: 1865–1877 White House to avoid any threat of violence. Southerners relished their promises of economic aid, and Reconstruction was unmistakably over. Southern Democrats rejoiced, but African Americans grieved over the betrayal of their hopes for equality. The Civil War had brought emancipation, and Reconstruction had guaranteed their rights under law.

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