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

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