To create a better understanding of the four years Rutherford B. Hayes served as President.
Text of Learning Exercise:
Instructions: Click "go to material." Click "Research and Collections." Click "Hayes Historical Journal." Read the following articles: "The Search for the Hayes Administration by Kenneth E. Davison, Fall 1978, Volume II, # 2; "Contemporary Estimates of President Hayes" compiled by Editors, Fall 1978, Volume II, # 2; "The First Days of the Hayes Administration: Inauguration to Easter Sunday 1877" by Webb C. Hayes and Watt Marchman, Fall 1977, Volume 1, # 4; and "Rutherford B. Hayes: Real and Substantial Greatness" by Ari Hoogenbone, Spring 1988, Volume 7, # 3. Write a 5-7 page paper evaluating the Hayes presidency.