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This Day in Founder's History

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 16 July

This Day in Founding Fathers History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. In 1790 on this day, “An Act for establishing the temporary and permanent Seat of the Government of the United States,” otherwise called The Residence Act, was signed into law by President Washington. The act called for a “district of territory” no more than ten square miles be […]

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