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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 did the Carpetbaggers do?

Some went to the south with a satchel containing their possessions  and attempted to make a profit and control their surroundings  during the Reconstruction Era. Others went (MORE)