he armenian genocide, also known as the armenian holocaust, was the ottoman government's systematic extermination of 1.5 million armenians, mostly citizens within the ottoman empire.
Because he has a reputation as a slave abolitionist.
Edward Cole the second governor of Illinois between the years 1822 to 1826.
However, before the governorship election in 1824, Edward Coles was able to win his governorship election in Illinois (a mid-western state) because he has earned a reputation for being a slave abolitionist.
This is evident in his combined efforts with Baptist John Mason Peck, Methodist Peter Cartwright, Quaker James Lemen, and publisher Hooper Warren to reject a faction that wanted to legitimize slavery in the new territory's constitution.[