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U. S. Senator 1 United States Senator Jason Van Sickle Axia College HIS/125
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U. S. Senator 2 United States Senator Introduction During the Reconstruction period there were several challenges for the Republicans. Many of the challenges that the Republicans faced were due to the issue of slavery, and several were in part of the Confederates. Radical Republicans Challenges For the Radical Republicans there were several challenges. Many of the challenges the Radical Republicans faced were over slavery and the rights of the Freedmen. After the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln tried many things to ensure that the Blacks would be free and have the same rights that the Whites had. The biggest challenge for the Radical Republicans was fighting for the protection of the rights of Freed Blacks. The Radical Republicans felt the duty of Congress, not the president, to allow states back into the Union, since many of the Southern states did not want to allow the Blacks to be free. Another challenge the Radical Republicans had to face was trying to get the Southern states to agree to allow the Blacks to remain free. Many of the Southern states did not want the Blacks to remain free, but instead keep them as slaves with no rights. Many of the Radical Republicans
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