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

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