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Definitions of carpetbagging in various dictionaries:
adj - presumptuously seeking success or a position in a new locality
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|Of or relating to carpetbaggers or their practices.|
|In United States history, a bcarpetbaggerb was a Northerner who moved to the South after the American Civil War, during the Reconstruction era (18651877). White Southerners denounced them fearing they would loot and plunder the defeated South.|
|A travelling bag of a kind originally made of the thick woven fabric used for carpets.|
|Act as a carpetbagger.|
|Carpetbagging might refer to|
In the history of the United States, a carpetbagger was any person from the Northern United States who came to the Southern states after the American Civil War and was perceived to be exploiting the local populace. The term broadly included both individuals who sought to promote Republican politics (which favored, among other things, better treatment of freedmen), and those individuals who saw business opportunities because of the chaotic state of the local economies following the war. In practice, the term carpetbagger was often applied to any Northerner who was present in the South during the Reconstruction Era (18631877).|
* White Southerners commonly denounced carpetbaggers collectively during the post-war years, fearing they would loot and plunder the defeated South and be politically allied with the Radical Republicans. Many of their fears regarding the influence of the carpetbaggers came to fruition. Sixty men from the North, including educated free blacks and slaves who had escape