Category: US President
Rutherford B. Hayes 1877-1881
Rutherford B. Hayes was born on the 4th of October in 1822 in Delaware, Ohio. Rutherford B. Hayes was the nineteenth President of the United States of America, who served as the president of the country from 1877 to 1881. As president, Rutherford B. Hayes oversaw the conclusion of Reconstruction, and started the efforts that have shown the way to civil service reform, and tried to reunite the divisions separated since the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Rutherford B.Hayes was admitted to the ordinary schools in the Delaware State in Ohio, and registered during 1836 at the Norwalk Methodist Seminary in Ohio. There Rutherford B. Hayes performed well, and the next year, he was transferred to an introductory Middletown school in Connecticut. There Rutherford B. Hayes studied Ancient Greek and Latin, and subsequently he returned to Ohio, and entered Kenyon College in 1838 in Gambier.
Rutherford B. Hayes, who is a lawyer in Ohio, turned out to be the Cincinnati city solicitor from 1858 to 1861. At the time of the commencement of the Civil War, Rutherford B. Hayes left a fledgling political profession to join as an officer in the Union Army. Rutherford B. Hayes was injured five times, most dangerously in the South Mountain Battle and he earned a status for courage in battle and was promoted to the grade of major general. Subsequent to the war, from 1865 to 1867, Rutherord B. Hayes served in the United States Congress as a Republican. He left Congress to serve as the Governor of Ohio and was chosen to two successive periods, from 1868 to 1872, and afterward to a third tenure, from 1876 to 1877.
Rutherford B. Hayes was chosen president in 1876 in one among the most controversial and bewildered elections in the history of the United States. He lost the admired vote to the democratic candidate, Samuel J. Tilden, but he won a powerfully dubious Electoral College vote, following a Congressional commission rewarded him twenty challenged electoral votes. The effect was the 1877 Compromise, in which the Democrats agreed to the election of Hayes and Hayes had put an end to all federal army interference in Southern politics.
Rutherford B. Hayes has a strong belief in meritocratic government, identical treatment irrespective of race, and development through education. Rutherford B. Hayes ordered central troops to squash the 1877 Great Railroad Strike. Rutherford B. Hayes put humble civil service reforms into practice, which had shown the way of the foundation for additional reform during the 1880s and 1890s. Rutherford B. Hayes prohibited the Bland-Allison Act that would have put the silver money into distribution and increased prices, claiming that preservation of the gold standard was necessary for the economic revival. His guidelines toward Western Indians expected the assimilationist plan of the 1887 Dawes Act.
Rutherford B. Hayes set aside his vow not to conduct re-election, and he retired to his abode in Ohio, and turned out to be a supporter of social and enlightening reform. According to Ari Hoogenboom, a biographer, the greatest achievement of Hayes was to reinstate popular trust in the presidency and to overturn the worsening of executive power, which had set in subsequent to the biographer death of Abraham Lincoln.
Rutherford B. Hayes died on the 17th of January 1893 at the age of 70 years in Fremont, Ohio.