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September 14, 1866

Pointing fearfully to many examples of increased black agency across the state, the control that whites once had over blacks is in question. Diminished in part by the conventions of Philadelphia and the suggestions of greater equality, the fear of…

October 3, 1866

Commenting on a speech given by Rev. Hunnicutt a preacher and editor of a "nigger" paper and voicing their displeasure with white people supporting black people.

December 6, 1866

The Radical Revered Hunnicutt traveled to Richmond this week and spoke to a full, mostly black, crowd at the Ebenezer Church. Hunnicutt spoke to the crowd about the necessity of black suffrage and other topics that the paper called radical _nonsense

January 26, 1867

The Northerners despise the Southerners and their ways of action. They believe that anyone who turns their back on their country should not be trusted reinstating the newly organized one.

March 11, 1867

The Southern States are hoping to bypass the Radical's opinion of Congress and get their message recognized. They hope to have Sherman's original bill reconsidered, to be officially recognized, and let the South be true to its people.

March 11, 1867

The Southern States are hoping to bypass the Radical's opinion of Congress and get their message recognized. They hope to have Sherman's original bill reconsidered, to be officially recognized, and let the South be true to its people.

April 15, 1867

General Schofield is fighting for more rights for previous rebels by trying to allow rebels who were forced to pledge allegiance to the Confederacy voting rights.

May 4, 1867

A meeting was held at the African Church in which many Republicans spoke, including the Honorable Charles Gibbons.He called people to vote based on ideas, not race, and to never get political advice from someone who protests one's right to vote.

May 11, 1867

A ratification meeting was held at the African church with a majority of black people.This is very controversial and included inflammatory speeches.Equality of people in Virginia was addressed during this meeting.

June 13, 1867

Republican politicians and speakers visit Richmond to address the factions in the Radical party in Virginia.They want to unite the party in order to gain power in Virginia and keep the government from Conservative hands.They come to Richmond for…
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