Pennsylvania Governors (through Reconstruction)

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Started selling off the State Works system of railroads and canals.
Presided over the 'Buckshot War' in which his party tried to remain in power after losing the election.
Refused to enforce the federal Fugitive Slave Act.
Opponents failed to impeach him over his work as state treasurer.
Dedicated first state capitol building in Harrisburg.
Established public education in PA.
Moved the capitol to Harrisburg.
Held the Loyal War Governors' Conference to solidify northern unity during the Civil War.
Re-elected with 98 percent of the vote; started the State Works system of railroads and canals in PA.
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Former Civil War general; improved mine safety after Avondale mine fire claimed 111 lives.
Chartered the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Father of the spoils system in Pennsylvania.
Abolished imprisonment for debt; quelled the Philadelphia Nativist Riots.
Suppressed the Whiskey Rebellion.
Former Civil War general; suppressed Great Railroad Strike in PA and proposed recognizing unions.
Limited banks to only issuing as much cash as they had deposited with the state.
Defeated for re-election because he supported the federal Kansas-Nebraska Act.

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