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Harper's Weekly, October 31, 1874

The Democrats Return

By the mid-1870s, the Democratic Party had returned to power in the South, signaling the end of Reconstruction and the emergence of Jim Crow. Black political activity that had flourished was effectively stifled until the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

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