Rutherford B. Hayes

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Noun1.Rutherford B. Hayes - 19th President of the United StatesRutherford B. Hayes - 19th President of the United States; his administration removed federal troops from the South and so ended the Reconstruction Period (1822-1893)
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Hayes administration and cocktail cups and oatmeal bowls of the Woodrow Wilson era.
The acknowledged leader of the Half-Breeds, an anti-Grant Republican faction that paid lip service to reform, he, like Conkling, engaged in a four-year crusade against the Hayes administration.
Though the Chief Justice carefully supplies the context needed to assess the arguments made in Washington that February, nicely reviewing the ups and downs of the Grant Administration, supplying short biographies for every major character, and even previewing the Hayes Administration's eventual success, his point is not so much to explain the election as to vindicate the Commission's role in it, and that means especially to vindicate the judgment of Justice Bradley.