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Why south carolinians despised carpetbaggers?

Not just the South Carolinians, most southern states. It's because the war was between the north and the south. Carpetbaggers are northeners who moved south after the war and (MORE)

Who were the carpetbaggers and scalawags?

The carpetbaggers were northerners who went south to help during Reconstruction. The scalawags were southerners who helped during Reconstruction. An easy way to remember which (MORE)

What were the goals carpetbaggers?

Carpetbaggers were named for the small carpet bags many carried  with them when they took up temporary residences in hotels in the  South. They used their influence to persu (MORE)
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What did the term carpetbaggers describes?

Carpetbaggers were northerners who migrated to the south in search of jobs after the civil war. The term carpetbagger was used to describe an outsider who comes to a locality (MORE)