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Who were the carpetbaggers and the scalawags?

Some office-holders were northern-born Republicans who had moved South after the Civil War. Many white southerners called them carpetbaggers. Supposedly, they had rushed South (MORE)

What are carpetbaggers?

Answer . The term usually mean Northern men who after the Civil War entered the South in an effort to exploit and profit from the hardships of the defeated South..
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What did the Carpetbaggers do?

Some went to the south with a satchel containing their possessionsand attempted to make a profit and control their surroundingsduring the Reconstruction Era. Others went to th (MORE)

What were carpetbaggers and scalewags?

Both carpetbaggers and scalawags were derogatory names used todescribe certain people during Reconstruction. Carpetbaggers werenortherners who came to the south after the war (MORE)