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This Day in Founder's History

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 15 March

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 15 March 2013 On this day in 1820, Maine joined the union as the 23rd state, part of the Missouri Compromise of 1820. The population of Maine at that time was nearly 300,000 and the territory consisted of nine counties and 236 towns. It took delegates three weeks in October of 1819 to finalize a state constitution, with the convention presided over by […]

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This Day In Founding Fathers History – 15 August

[private |FP-Monthly|FP-Yearly|FP-Yearly-WLK|FP-Yearly-So76|FP-Founding Brother|FP-Founding Father|FP-Lifetime] [/private] This Day In Founders History –15 August On this day in 1787, the Federal Convention was in session, approving Article VI, Section 11, enacting the style for bills. They agreed to a three-fourths vote in order to override a Presidential veto, and they agreed to ten days instead of seven for the President to return bills. In 1776 on this day, General Nathanael Greene wrote […]

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This Day in Founders History – 7 August

[private FP-Yearly|FP-Monthly] If you're having problems playing the video, please download it, there may be an incompatibility with your browser. [/private] This Day In Founders History – 7 August On this day in 1782, General George Washington ordered the creation of the Badge of Military Merit. Today, we know this award as The Purple Heart. This award was only open to enlisted men and there are only three known recipients […]

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