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United States Senator Paper Jessica L. McConkey HIS 125 10/02/2011 Adam Howard United States Senator Paper In this paper I will talk about the role of a Radical Republican Senator and the role of a Moderate Republican Senator and their position on Reconstruction. The challenges of the Reconstruction would be to maintain our agendas that concern wartime and political reasons. As a radical republican, having the ability to remain in power in both the North and South was vital. Restoring the South to its former self was an important issue
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that had to be addressed first and foremost. Establishing new states and governments as well as rebuilding the destroyed economy is a major factor in rebuilding the Old South. There was a new social order that was introduced between former slave’s owners and their now freed slaves. The war had left major devastation of the south including bringing their economy to a grinding halt with the destruction of travel and the transfer of goods. The railroad system as well as farming and factories all came to a grinding halt. Confederate currency is no longer worth the paper it is
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