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February 5, 1867

Many senators who very recently were supporters of Johnsons Impeachment are retracting their support, stating it was only a way to get more votes. The large portion of the group that wanted Johnson impeached has dwindled, and there were no actions…

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.

July 11, 1867

The Dispatch believes that black people are not eligible to hold office in Virginia under any act, past or future. General Schofield has not given an opinion on this matter of eligibility, and the Dispatch asks him to express his view. The Dispatch…

August 22, 1867

Many German-American papers believe that Radicals have focused too much on black suffrage and now declare that Germans should no longer align with the Radicals.They urge German citizens to vote for the Conservative candidates in the upcoming…

October 1, 1867

The Dispatch expresses that the public should be aware of how cruel and malign the Radical Party is.

January 16, 1868

The current political scene and all the major political figures are illustrated as overpowering monarchical figures in a rather mocking tone.

January 18, 1868

Frustration with Congress is expressed. Any plans or actions Congress has taken are not helpful and progress within the nation is stunted. With the return of power to white authority, order and systemized labor will follow.

February 3, 1868

Conflict and confusion on whether states can withdraw an assent once voted on arise. This topic is left open for future discussion.

March 31, 1868

Butler will present the prosecution at the commencement of the impeachment trial. It is also speculated that in the next presidential election a candidate from a third party will compete for the Presidency as well.
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