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SummaryEdit

One of the most powerful Republicans after the Civil War.

Exact DefinitionEdit

Stevens was the head of the Radical Republicans in the House after the Civil War. He favored punishing the South during Reconstruction and advocated strongly for Black Civil Rights bills.

ImportanceEdit

Helped pass the 14th and 15th amendments and many civil rights bills. An influential figure in Johnson's impeachment.

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