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re·ad·just

 (rē′ə-jŭst′)
tr.v. re·ad·just·ed, re·ad·just·ing, re·ad·justs
To adjust or arrange again.

re′ad·just′er n.
re′ad·just′ment n.
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For a time the Readjuster Party was seen as being the political vehicle that could provide blacks in the South some level of protection and support and Arthur's support was important.
While this change and the national elections of 1880 and 1884 would ultimately undo the fragile rights Southern African Americans had gained since 1865, this direction was by no means clear in Virginia, where a socially moderate white-black coalition, the Readjuster Party, would gain statewide power in 1879 and hold it until 1883 (Dailey 15-47).
A year earlier, the interracial Readjuster Party, elected in 1879, had lost state office amid mob violence and election fraud (Dailey, chaps.