Hayes,Rutherford Birchard

Hayes, Rutherford Birchard. 1822-1893. Library of Congress
The 19th President of the United States (1877-1881). Winning the controversial election of 1876 by one electoral vote, he pacified the South by removing federal troops (1877), vetoed a bill restricting Chinese immigration (1879), and stemmed a congressional attempt to weaken the presidency.

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Universalium. 2010.

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