This biography introduces readers to Rutherford B. Hayes including his early political career and key events from Hayes's administration including civil service reforms, the end of Reconstruction, and the passage of the Bland-Allison Act. Information about his childhood, family, personal life, and retirement years is included. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars provide additional information. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.