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April 13, 1871

This is still a time of major hostilities between the North and the South, and the South has to stay on guard to threats from the North. The reporter from the dispatch wishes ill-wills upon those of the north that threatened the liberties of Virginia…

March 22, 1871

Reconstruction and its supporters are a dying breed. The North is perpetuating this are failing to do so.

February 16, 1871

The Radicals are attempting to control the southern states through the election process, however the Conservatives will show that campaigning will prove to be powerful, and the lousy attempt that the Radicals are making in passing a bill will fail.

January 28, 1871

The Virginia Radicals are overbearing and are not needed. Grant is annoyed with them and implies that they need to return to Virginia to continue to unite their party.

January 23, 1871

1.The Enquirer, another newspaper, called themselves Democratic instead of Conservative, for they said that times have changed and that Democrats transcend state boarders. The Dispatch is more reluctant to give up the Conservative name because state…

January 23, 1871

The Vice President finalized the committee of Radicals that will oversee Reconstruction, even though the public opinion in the North is against further Reconstruction and military involvement. Women also have been fighting for suffrage, but were told…

January 21, 1871

Radicals have been in close relations with the President and visiting Washington lately. Despite that, Humphrey is going to lose his collectorship, for he is responsible for the hardships of rebuilding Virginia. The president will most likely replace…

January 20, 1871

The Senate appointed a committee to assess the progress of the South, for there is looming fear of the Republican party's future unity. The committee will also examine reports against public peace perpetrated before Johnson's Proclamation of Peace.

January 17, 1871

Senator Lewis, a Radical Republican, along with his fellow party members, is pushing for racial equality and to have African-Americans serve in office. According to the Dispatch, Lewis is overstepping his bounds and Grant is annoyed with the Radicals…

January 17, 1871

Most of Congress agrees with the South in not wanting to implement any further means of Reconstruction, for any more would be futile and unnecessary. Only Radicals would want to continue further. Congressmen agree that the South will become…
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