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Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
Andrew Johnson (December 29, 1808 July 31, 1875) was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869.
Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.
Article Four of the United States Constitution outlines the relationship between each state and the others, and the several States and the federal government.
Benjamin Franklin "Bluff" Wade (October 27, 1800March 2, 1878) was an American politician who served as one of the two United States Senators from Ohio from 1851 to 1869.
A bill is proposed legislation under consideration by a legislature.
Charles Rollin Buckalew (December 28, 1821May 19, 1899) was an American lawyer and Democratic party politician from Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
Charles Sumner (January 6, 1811 – March 11, 1874) was an American politician and United States Senator from Massachusetts.
The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865.
Daniel Clark (October 24, 1809January 2, 1891) was an American politician who served in the New Hampshire legislature and the United States Senate.
Edwin Denison Morgan (February 8, 1811February 14, 1883) was the 21st Governor of New York from 1859 to 1862 and served in the United States Senate from 1863 to 1869.
The Fourteenth Amendment (Amendment XIV) to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments.
Garrett Davis (September 10, 1801 – September 22, 1872) was a U.S. Senator and Representative from Kentucky.
George Read Riddle (1817 – March 29, 1867) was an American engineer, lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware.
Henry Bowen Anthony (April 1, 1815 – September 2, 1884) was a United States newspaperman and political figure.
Henry Smith Lane (February 24, 1811 – June 19, 1881) was a United States Representative, Senator, and the 13th Governor of Indiana; he was by design the shortest-serving Governor of Indiana, having made plans to resign the office should his party take control of the Indiana General Assembly and elect him to the United States Senate.
Henry Wilson (born Jeremiah Jones Colbath; February 16, 1812 – November 22, 1875) was the 18th Vice President of the United States (1873–75) and a Senator from Massachusetts (1855–73).
Henry Winter Davis (August 16, 1817December 30, 1865) was a United States Representative from the 4th and 3rd congressional districts of Maryland, well known as one of the Radical Republicans during the Civil War.
Ira Harris (May 31, 1802December 2, 1875) was an American jurist and senator from New York.
The Ironclad Oath was an oath promoted by Radical Republicans and opposed by President Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War.
James Alexander McDougall (November 19, 1817 – September 3, 1867) was an American attorney and politician elected to statewide office in two U.S. states, then to the United States House of Representatives and United States Senate.
James Harlan (August 26, 1820 – October 5, 1899) was an attorney and politician, a member of the United States Senate (1855–1865), (1867–1873) and a U.S. Cabinet Secretary at the United States Department of Interior (1865–1866) under President Andrew Johnson.
James Henry Lane, also known as Jim Lane, (June 22, 1814 – July 11, 1866) was a partisan during the Bleeding Kansas period that immediately preceded the American Civil War.
James Rood Doolittle (January 3, 1815July 27, 1897) was an American politician who served as a senator from Wisconsin from March 4, 1857, to March 4, 1869.
John Brooks Henderson (November 16, 1826April 12, 1913) was a United States Senator from Missouri and a co-author of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
John Conover Ten Eyck (March 12, 1814August 24, 1879) was an American politician who served as a United States Senator from New Jersey from 1859 to 1865, during the American Civil War.
John Conness (September 22, 1821 – January 10, 1909) was a first-generation Irish-American businessman who served as a U.S. Senator (1863–1869) from California during the American Civil War and the early years of Reconstruction.
John Snyder Carlile (December 16, 1817October 24, 1878) was an American merchant, lawyer, and politician, including a United States Senator.
John Sherman (May 10, 1823October 22, 1900) was a politician from the U.S. state of Ohio during the American Civil War and into the late nineteenth century.
Lazarus Whitehead Powell (October 6, 1812 – July 3, 1867) was the 19th Governor of Kentucky, serving from 1851 to 1855.
Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Lyman Trumbull (October 12, 1813 – June 25, 1896) was a United States Senator from Illinois and the co-author of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.
Morton Smith Wilkinson (January 22, 1819February 4, 1894) was an American politician.
Peter Godwin Van Winkle (September 7, 1808April 15, 1872) was an American lawyer, businessman and politician.
A pocket veto is a legislative maneuver that allows a president or other official with veto power to exercise that power over a bill by taking no action (instead of affirmatively vetoing it).
The Radical Republicans were a faction of American politicians within the Republican Party of the United States from around 1854 (before the American Civil War) until the end of Reconstruction in 1877.
The Reconstruction Acts, or Military Reconstruction Acts, (March 2, 1867, 14 Stat. 428-430, c.153; March 23, 1867, 15 Stat. 2-5, c.6; July 19, 1867, 15 Stat. 14-16, c.30; and March 11, 1868, 15 Stat. 41, c.25) were four statutes passed during the Reconstruction Era by the 40th United States Congress addressing requirement for Southern States to be readmitted to the Union.
The Reconstruction era was the period from 1863 (the Presidential Proclamation of December 8, 1863) to 1877.
Samuel Clarke Pomeroy (January 3, 1816 – August 27, 1891) was a United States senator from Kansas in the mid-19th century.
Solomon Foot (November 19, 1802March 28, 1866) was a Vermont politician and attorney.
The ten percent plan, formally the Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, was a United States presidential proclamation issued on December 8, 1863, by President Abraham Lincoln, during the American Civil War.
Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Thirteenth Amendment (Amendment XIII) to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime.
Thomas Andrews Hendricks (September 7, 1819November 25, 1885) was an American politician and lawyer from Indiana who served as the 16th Governor of Indiana (1873–77) and the 21st Vice President of the United States (1885).
Timothy Otis Howe (February 24, 1816March 25, 1883) was a member of the United States Senate, representing the state of Wisconsin from March 4, 1861 to March 3, 1879.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
Willard Saulsbury Sr. (June 2, 1820 – April 6, 1892) was a lawyer and politician from Georgetown, in Sussex County, Delaware.
William Sprague IV (September 12, 1830September 11, 1915) was the 27th Governor of Rhode Island from 1860 to 1863, and U.S. Senator from 1863 to 1875.
Zachariah Chandler (December 10, 1813November 1, 1879) was an American businessman, politician, one of the founders of the Republican Party, whose radical wing he dominated as a lifelong abolitionist.