No More Reconstruction!
It's Tearing Us Apart!
What is Reconstruction and Why do Texans Hate it?
What are carpetbaggers and Why do Texans Hate Them?
The Redeemers were a wide-ranging group of individuals that consisted of wealthy businessmen, farmers and merchants. This was an all-white, pro-Democratic Party group, and they shared a general hatred for Republicanism as well as for the rights of African Americans. The goal of the Redeemers was to destroy the political institutions and race relations that were formed during Reconstruction.