Pennsylvania Governors (through Reconstruction)

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

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