A nickname given to Southern Whites who supported reconstruction after the Civil War

Exact DefinitionEdit

They were Southern Whites who supported the Republican method of reconstruction after the Civil War.


It shows the Souths bitterness for the Republican party and the reconstruction process. They were considered traitors by the South. Some cooperated with or served in the Republican governments in order to gain money-making opportunities.

Additional InformationEdit

Anything else--supplemental info, memory pegs, etc.

Helpful LinksEdit