SOURCE: Washington Post
Any comparison between the disputed election of 1876 and today must put the role of racist terrorism against black voters by figures like South Carolina's "Pitchfork" Ben Tillman at the center of analysis, contents Ronald G. Shafer.
SOURCE: Made By History at The Washington Post
by Richard Kreitner
The election of 1876 threatened to return the country to civil war. The compromise that prevented that outcome may have been worse.
SOURCE: The Guardian
Eric Foner: Rather than 2000, look to the election of 1876 to see what could happen if one party refuses to accept an election result.
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