Pennsylvania Governors (through Reconstruction)

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

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