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-Reconstruction in Missouri: Radical Republicans Take over Missouri-

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This is the story of the rise and fall of the Radical Republicans in Missouri.


  • Politics during the war
  • The Radical Republicans Take Control
  • 1865 Missouri State Convention
    • Emancipation
    • Revised Constitution
  • Ratification Campaign
  • The 1866 Elections
  • The 1868 Elections
  • The Rise of Liberal Republicanism
  • The Fall of the Radical Republicans
  • Democrats retake control of the state of Missouri


  • Hamilton R. Gamble
  • Charles D. Drake
  • Thomas C. Fletcher
  • Frank Blair
  • B. Gratz Brown
  • Carl Schurz
  • Joseph W. McClurg
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