Twelve articles of amendment to the Constitution, introduced in September 1789 by Congress.
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(June 25, 1747 – March 7, 1804) Military officer and member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Once he completed his education, Hiester participated in mercantile business in Pennsylvania until the Revolutionary War, in which he served as a colonel and brigadier general. He served for a time on the Pennsylvania General Assembly and supreme executive council of Pennsylvania before being elected to the House of Representatives, where he served until 1796. He was among the legislators that voted to move the capital to what would become Washington, D.C.
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