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REJECT_PROPOSAL
1895-04-03 10:00:00 in the The Convention: The PRESIDENT. The chair is of opinion that the gentleman's amendment is in order. Mr. CANNON. Mr. President, would an amendment to the amendment be in order? The PRESIDENT. No; there are two now before the house.
The PRESIDENT. The chair is of opinion that the gentleman's amendment is in order. Mr. CANNON. Mr. President, would an amendment to the amendment be in order? The PRESIDENT. No; there are two now before the house.
REJECT_PROPOSAL
1895-04-03 10:00:00 in the The Convention: The PRESIDENT. The chair is of opinion that the gentleman's amendment is in order. Mr. CANNON. Mr. President, would an amendment to the amendment be in order? The PRESIDENT. No; there are two now before the house.
The PRESIDENT. The chair is of opinion that the gentleman's amendment is in order. Mr. CANNON. Mr. President, would an amendment to the amendment be in order? The PRESIDENT. No; there are two now before the house.
REPORT_PROPOSAL
1895-04-20 09:00:00 in the The Convention: The president declared the article adopted and referred to the committee on compilation and arrangement. The PRESIDENT. Motions and resolutions are in order.
The president declared the article adopted and referred to the committee on compilation and arrangement. The PRESIDENT. Motions and resolutions are in order.
DEBATE_PROPOSAL
1895-03-13 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. ROBERTS. Mr. President, is the question now on the adoption of this rule? The PRESIDENT. Yes, sir.
Mr. ROBERTS. Mr. President, is the question now on the adoption of this rule? The PRESIDENT. Yes, sir.
REPORT_PROPOSAL
1895-04-20 09:00:00 in the The Convention: The president declared the article adopted and referred to the committee on compilation and arrangement. The PRESIDENT. Motions and resolutions are in order.
The president declared the article adopted and referred to the committee on compilation and arrangement. The PRESIDENT. Motions and resolutions are in order.
DEBATE_PROPOSAL
1895-03-13 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. ROBERTS. Mr. President, is the question now on the adoption of this rule? The PRESIDENT. Yes, sir.
Mr. ROBERTS. Mr. President, is the question now on the adoption of this rule? The PRESIDENT. Yes, sir.
DROP_PROPOSAL
1895-05-03 09:00:00 in the The Convention: The PRESIDENT. There is nothing before the house. Mr. HART. I understood there was a motion. The PRESIDENT. There was no second to it.
The PRESIDENT. There is nothing before the house. Mr. HART. I understood there was a motion. The PRESIDENT. There was no second to it.
DROP_PROPOSAL
1895-05-03 09:00:00 in the The Convention: The PRESIDENT. There is nothing before the house. Mr. HART. I understood there was a motion. The PRESIDENT. There was no second to it.
The PRESIDENT. There is nothing before the house. Mr. HART. I understood there was a motion. The PRESIDENT. There was no second to it.
DEBATE_PROPOSAL
1895-03-08 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. EVANS (Weber). Mr. President, are there two reports there? The PRESIDENT. They seem to be combined.
Mr. EVANS (Weber). Mr. President, are there two reports there? The PRESIDENT. They seem to be combined.
DEBATE_PROPOSAL
1895-03-16 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. WHITNEY. Mr. President, may I ask what order of business we have reached? The PRESIDENT. We are on motions and resolutions.
Mr. WHITNEY. Mr. President, may I ask what order of business we have reached? The PRESIDENT. We are on motions and resolutions.
DEBATE_PROPOSAL
1895-03-08 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. EVANS (Weber). Mr. President, are there two reports there? The PRESIDENT. They seem to be combined.
Mr. EVANS (Weber). Mr. President, are there two reports there? The PRESIDENT. They seem to be combined.
DEBATE_MOTION
1895-04-05 10:00:00 in the The Convention: The PRESIDENT. Shall the main question be now put? Mr. ELDREDGE. Ayes and nays. Mr. ROBERTS. What is the question? The PRESIDENT. The previous question. Mr. CANNON. Mr. President, Mr. Varian reserved the right to close the debate. The PRESIDENT. He closes after this question is taken.
The PRESIDENT. Shall the main question be now put? Mr. ELDREDGE. Ayes and nays. Mr. ROBERTS. What is the question? The PRESIDENT. The previous question. Mr. CANNON. Mr. President, Mr. Varian reserved the right to close the debate. The PRESIDENT. He...
DEBATE_PROPOSAL
1895-03-16 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. WHITNEY. Mr. President, may I ask what order of business we have reached? The PRESIDENT. We are on motions and resolutions.
Mr. WHITNEY. Mr. President, may I ask what order of business we have reached? The PRESIDENT. We are on motions and resolutions.
DEBATE_MOTION
1895-04-05 10:00:00 in the The Convention: The PRESIDENT. Shall the main question be now put? Mr. ELDREDGE. Ayes and nays. Mr. ROBERTS. What is the question? The PRESIDENT. The previous question. Mr. CANNON. Mr. President, Mr. Varian reserved the right to close the debate. The PRESIDENT. He closes after this question is taken.
The PRESIDENT. Shall the main question be now put? Mr. ELDREDGE. Ayes and nays. Mr. ROBERTS. What is the question? The PRESIDENT. The previous question. Mr. CANNON. Mr. President, Mr. Varian reserved the right to close the debate. The PRESIDENT....
DEBATE_MOTION
1895-03-15 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. ROBERTS. Mr. President, I sincerely hope that that motion will not prevail. The PRESIDENT. It is not debatable. Mr. THURMAN. Fixing the time_it is debatable. The PRESIDENT. If there is no other question before the house it is debatable. Mr. RICKS. Mr. President, it is out of its regular order and consequently it is undebatable.
Mr. ROBERTS. Mr. President, I sincerely hope that that motion will not prevail. The PRESIDENT. It is not debatable. Mr. THURMAN. Fixing the time_it is debatable. The PRESIDENT. If there is no other question before the house it is debatable. Mr. RICKS....
DEBATE_MOTION
1895-03-15 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. BUTTON. Mr. President, is the table clear? The PRESIDENT. The motion before the house is to fix the time to which to adjourn.
Mr. BUTTON. Mr. President, is the table clear? The PRESIDENT. The motion before the house is to fix the time to which to adjourn.
DEBATE_MOTION
1895-03-19 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. EVANS (Utah). Mr. President, I simply ask for information, Mr. EVANS (Weber). Mr. President, I rise to_ The PRESIDENT. The ayes and noes are called for
Mr. EVANS (Utah). Mr. President, I simply ask for information, Mr. EVANS (Weber). Mr. President, I rise to_ The PRESIDENT. The ayes and noes are called for
DEBATE_MOTION
1895-03-06 10:30:00 in the The Convention: Mr. CORAY. Mr. President, I understand we suspended the rules here to apply to each nomination. The PRESIDENT. Until objection was made, Mr. Coray. Mr. MALONEY. Mr. President, the proper thing to do is to call the roll, when there are three candidates. The PRESIDENT. The question is, shall the nominations close?
Mr. CORAY. Mr. President, I understand we suspended the rules here to apply to each nomination. The PRESIDENT. Until objection was made, Mr. Coray. Mr. MALONEY. Mr. President, the proper thing to do is to call the roll, when there are three...
DEBATE_MOTION
1895-03-19 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. EVANS (Utah). Mr. President, I simply ask for information, Mr. EVANS (Weber). Mr. President, I rise to_ The PRESIDENT. The ayes and noes are called for
Mr. EVANS (Utah). Mr. President, I simply ask for information, Mr. EVANS (Weber). Mr. President, I rise to_ The PRESIDENT. The ayes and noes are called for
DEBATE_MOTION
1895-03-06 10:30:00 in the The Convention: Mr. CORAY. Mr. President, I understand we suspended the rules here to apply to each nomination. The PRESIDENT. Until objection was made, Mr. Coray. Mr. MALONEY. Mr. President, the proper thing to do is to call the roll, when there are three candidates. The PRESIDENT. The question is, shall the nominations close?
Mr. CORAY. Mr. President, I understand we suspended the rules here to apply to each nomination. The PRESIDENT. Until objection was made, Mr. Coray. Mr. MALONEY. Mr. President, the proper thing to do is to call the roll, when there are three...
DEBATE_MOTION
1895-03-15 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. BUTTON. Mr. President, is the table clear? The PRESIDENT. The motion before the house is to fix the time to which to adjourn.
Mr. BUTTON. Mr. President, is the table clear? The PRESIDENT. The motion before the house is to fix the time to which to adjourn.
PROCEDURE
1895-03-06 10:30:00 in the The Convention: President Choose a Chaplain Daily
Mr. VAN HORNE. Mr. President, I move you that the president of this Convention be authorized by the Convention to invite in daily some reverend gentleman to act as our chaplain. Mr. KEARNS. Mr. President, I second the motion of Mr. Van Horne.
PROCEDURE
1895-03-06 10:30:00 in the The Convention: President Choose a Chaplain Daily
Mr. VAN HORNE. Mr. President, I move you that the president of this Convention be authorized by the Convention to invite in daily some reverend gentleman to act as our chaplain. Mr. KEARNS. Mr. President, I second the motion of Mr. Van Horne.
DEBATE_MOTION
1895-03-18 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. RICHARDS. Mr. President, I arise for information, is there anything before the house? The PRESIDENT. There is nothing before the house.
Mr. RICHARDS. Mr. President, I arise for information, is there anything before the house? The PRESIDENT. There is nothing before the house.
DEBATE_MOTION
1895-03-18 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. RICHARDS. Mr. President, I arise for information, is there anything before the house? The PRESIDENT. There is nothing before the house.
Mr. RICHARDS. Mr. President, I arise for information, is there anything before the house? The PRESIDENT. There is nothing before the house.
DEBATE_MOTION
1895-04-09 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. ANDERSON. Mr. President, I am opposed to that motion. Mr. SQUIRES. Mr. President, it is not subject to debate.
Mr. ANDERSON. Mr. President, I am opposed to that motion. Mr. SQUIRES. Mr. President, it is not subject to debate.
PROCEDURE
1895-03-12 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Motion to Adopt
The PRESIDENT. What will you do with the report of the committee? Mr. PIERCE. Mr. President, I move you that we adopt the report of the committee. Seconded.
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1895-03-08 14:00:00 in the The Convention
08 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1895-03-08 14:00:00 in the The Convention
08 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1895-03-19 14:00:00 in the The Convention
19 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1787-09-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention
07 Sep 1787, 10:00
In: United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition)
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1895-03-06 10:30:00 in the The Convention
06 Mar 1895, 10:30
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1895-03-19 14:00:00 in the The Convention
19 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1895-03-11 14:00:00 in the The Convention
11 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1895-03-06 10:30:00 in the The Convention
06 Mar 1895, 10:30
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1895-03-11 14:00:00 in the The Convention
11 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1787-09-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention
Second Report of Committee on Postponed Matters. Presidential powers and elections debated.
07 Sep 1787, 10:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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1895-03-14 14:00:00 in the The Convention
14 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1895-05-08 09:00:00 in the The Convention
08 May 1895, 09:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1895-03-14 14:00:00 in the The Convention
14 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1895-03-07 14:00:00 in the The Convention
07 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1895-05-08 09:00:00 in the The Convention
08 May 1895, 09:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1895-03-13 14:00:00 in the The Convention
13 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1895-03-07 14:00:00 in the The Convention
07 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1895-03-13 14:00:00 in the The Convention
13 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1895-03-12 14:00:00 in the The Convention
12 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1895-03-12 14:00:00 in the The Convention
12 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1895-04-08 10:00:00 in the The Convention
08 Apr 1895, 10:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1895-03-15 14:00:00 in the The Convention
15 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1895-04-08 10:00:00 in the The Convention
08 Apr 1895, 10:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention
07 May 1895, 10:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1895-03-15 14:00:00 in the The Convention
15 Mar 1895, 14:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention
07 May 1895, 10:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1789-07-31 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The Committee for Enrolled Bills is created
31 Jul 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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George Washington's Dairy - 6 June 1787
Washington was present at the dinner at Franklin's along with Johnson.
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Constitution of the United States
The final version of the Constitution was produced by the Convention as a result of the close reading of the Report of the Committee of Style and Arrangement. The changes at this stage of the process were mainly limited to technical and linguistic...
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Constitution Reported from the Committee of Detail as Amended by the Convention
Having received a first draft of a constitution as the Report of the Committee of Detail, the Convention undertook a detailed consideration. The debate and amendment process resulted in the referral of several parts to five separate committees, in...
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Hamilton Plan (Redraft)
APPENDIX F: THE HAMILTON PLAN Farrand writes: "In connection with his important speech of June 18, Hamilton read a sketch of a plan of government which “was meant only to give a more correct view of his ideas, and to suggest the amendments which he...
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Report of the Committee of Style and Arrangement
The draft Constitution was sent to the Committee of Style and Arrangement to be rearranged and revised. The committee restricted the Constitution into its current form comprised of seven articles. This was the last major redraft of the Constitution.
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Invitation to Dine at the Indian Queen - 2 July 1787
The delegates staying at the Indian Queen held a celebratory dinner on, 2 July, two days before Independence Day. The number of guests is uncertain, though Franklin was not the only prominent guest.
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John Dickinson
(8 November 1732 – 14 February 1808) Pamphleteer, planter, slave owner and lawyer. He was a militia officer during the Revolutionary War, President of Delaware, President of Pennsylvania and a Continental Congressman for both Delaware and...
In: Delaware Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Delaware Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); Delaware Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2020 Edition); Delaware Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Delaware Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Delaware Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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George Washington
(11 February 1732 – 14 December 1799) Soldier, surveyor, planter, slave holder, legislator and President of the USA. Having joined the army as a young man, he was made colonel of the colonial Virginia Regiment and Virginian Commander in Chief during...
In: Virginia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Virginia Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); Virginia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2020 Edition); Virginia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Virginia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Virginia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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Abraham Baldwin
(22 November 1754 – 4 March 1807) Congregationalist minister, army chaplain during the Revolutionary War, and lawyer. Baldwin was President of the University of Georgia, a Confederation Congressman, and delegate to the Constitutional Convention....
In: Georgia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Georgia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2020 Edition); Georgia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Georgia Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); Georgia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Hiram Price
(10 January, 1814 -- 30 May, 1901) Price was an American businessman and politician. Born in Washington County, Pa. and moved to Iowa in 1844. Price was president of the State Bank of Iowa from 1859 to 1866 and became president of the First National...
In: Iowa Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Iowa Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment; Iowa Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]; Iowa Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Iowa Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Iowa Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Iowa Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Thomas Mifflin
(10 January 1744 – 20 January 1800) Merchant, Continental Army officer and legislator. Having been elected to the Pennsylvania Assembly he also became a Continental Congressman. During the Revolutionary War he served as an aide-de-camp to George...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); Pennsylvania Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2020 Edition); Pennsylvania Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Pennsylvania Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Pennsylvania Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Pennsylvania Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]
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Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
(14 February 1745 – 16 August 1825) Lawyer, planter, slave owner and army officer. At the outbreak of the Revolutionary War he joined the Continental Army and rose to the rank of Major General. Afterwards he returned to the law and the South Carolina...
In: South Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; South Carolina Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); South Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2020 Edition); South Carolina Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; South Carolina Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; South Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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John Sherman
(10 May, 1823 -- 22 October, 1900) Sherman was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Fairfield County, Ohio, Sherman studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. Sherman was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fourth and to the three...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Ohio Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]; Ohio Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Ohio Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Ohio Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Ohio Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Ohio Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment
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James A. Garfield
(19 November, 1831 -- 19 September, 1881) Garfield was an American politician who was the President of the United States from March 4th, 1881 to September 19th, 1881. Born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Garfield was a professor of ancient languages and...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Ohio Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]; Ohio Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Ohio Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Ohio Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Ohio Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment
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James Madison
(5 March 1751 – 28 June 1836) Planter, slaveholder, essayist, legislator, and President of the USA. Born the son of a leading planter, he secured election into the Virginia Convention, which produced the independent state, its new constitution,...
In: Virginia Delegation at Continental Congress; Virginia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Virginia Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Virginia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2020 Edition); Virginia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); Virginia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Virginia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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Samuel Livermore
(25 May 1732 – 18 May 1803) New Hampshire Governor, chief justice, U.S. Senator, and farmer. After taking up the bar, Livermore served as judge-advocate in the admiralty court and as attorney general. During the Revolutionary War, he retreated...
In: New Hampshire Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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William Few
(8 June 1748 – 16 July 1828) Farmer, lawyer, banker, surveyor, and militia officer during the Revolutionary War. From a small farming family he rose to wealth and prominence. He served in the Georgia General Assembly and Congress, before joining the...
In: Georgia Delegation at Continental Congress; Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Georgia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2020 Edition); Georgia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Georgia Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition)