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Favorable or Unfavorable #430: Jacob M Howard


Favorable or Unfavorable #430: Jacob M Howard  

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Jacob M Howard (MI-R) is unknown today but he was a major early Republican. 

His actions:

Howard, Jacob M 1854 Fmr Whig helps draw up GOP anti-slavery platform; said to have named GOP "Republicans"
Howard, Jacob M 1861 Declines Lincoln offer to be Amb to Honduras
Howard, Jacob M 1863 Chief sponsor of False Claims Act (rewards whistleblowers who find gov't contractor-related fraud)
Howard, Jacob M 1865? Favored Congress-only led Reconstruction (keep president out of it)
Howard, Jacob M 1866 guides 14th Amdt through Senate
Howard, Jacob M 1868 Issues final report that leads to Johnson impeachment
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