- According to the artist, what was the difference between Presidents Ulysses S. Grant and Rutherford B. Hayes in how they dealt with the South during and immediately after Reconstruction?
- Which government, "Strong" or "Weak," was most beneficial to the southern states and their people according to the artist? How did the artist draw these images to prove this point?
- How would Hayes' non-interventionist policies have impacted both the makeup of Southern governments and the civil and political rights gained by African Americans during Reconstruction?
Wales, James A., "The 'Strong' government 1869-1877 -- The 'weak' government 1877-1881 / J.A. Wales," 1880. Courtesy of Library of Congress