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June 13, 1866

Johnson opposes the Republican party of Congress which favors blacks, but in his opinion, act more according to their own interests. Radicals are aware that the adoption of their policies will bring an everlasting feud between the North and South.

January 18, 1866

Following the end of slavery, farmers in Virginia seek cheap labor.

August 1, 1870

The Farmville election for mayor and council positions may have had voter fraud, but the Republican ticket won. The newly elected mayor will aid Farmville in replicating Richmond's economic growth by promoting agriculture and infrastructure…

August 16, 1870

Since the end of the war, Richmond has developed through enterprise and infrastructure, including agriculture, manufacturing, railroads, and steamships. Policy creation and Richmond's future encompassing of Manchester will also be significant in…

February 12, 1870

The improvement of industry is essential to the future of Virginia's economy.

November 10, 1870

Richmond needs railraods, as argued by this article, as railroads will propel Richmond forward in commerce, manufacturing, agriculture, and population.

August 26, 1870

The shipbuilding industry is declining in the U.S. due to the lack of shipbuilders, as many have switched occupations or no longer take apprentices. The lack of cheap manual labor and materials also makes foreign built ships cheaper and more…

December 9, 1869

The National Board of Trade taking place in Richmond was a "fortunate event for this city." The manner of Virginians was surprising to many of the visiting Northernors as The Dispatch claims Sourthernors presented their true selves.

February 3, 1870

Railroads are crucial to the future success of Richmond and Virginia by bringing infrastructure and communication together.

January 22, 1866

Federal legislators demand that southerners integrate schools and colleges in return for the ability to use public land for industrial colleges.
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