2nd United States Congress
The Second United States Congress, consisting of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives, met at Congress Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from March 4, 1791 to March...
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1791
Year 1791 (MDCCXCI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar....
Jacob Johan Anckarström
Jacob Johan Anckarström (11 May 1762 – 27 April 1792) was a Swedish military officer who was convicted and executed for regicide. He was the son of Jacob Johan Anckarström the Elder. He served as a ca...
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Treaty of Holston
The Treaty of Holston was a treaty between the United States government and the Cherokee signed on July 2, 1791, and proclaimed on February 7, 1792. It was negotiated and signed by William Blount, go...
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Private Express Statutes
The Private Express Statutes (PES) are a group of United States federal civil and criminal laws placing various restrictions on the carriage and delivery of letters by all organizations other than th...
Postal Service Act
The Postal Service Act was a piece of United States federal legislation that established the United States Post Office Department. It was signed into law by President George Washington on February 20,...
Treaty of Seringapatam
The Treaty of Seringapatam(also called Srirangapatinam), signed 18 March 1792, ended the Third Anglo-Mysore War. Its signatories included Lord Cornwallis on behalf of the British East India Company, ...
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Adolph Ribbing
Adolph Ludvig Ribbing, later called Adolph de Leuven (10 January 1765 in Stockholm – 1 April 1843 in Paris), was a Swedish count and politician. He participated in the regicide of Gustav III of Sweden...
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Stanislas Marie Adelaide, comte de Clermont-Tonnerre
Stanislas Marie Adélaïde, comte de Clermont-Tonnerre (October 10, 1757 – August 10, 1792) was a French military officer, and a politician during the French Revolution.
Born in Mandres-aux-Quatre-T...
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Libel Act 1792
The Libel Act 1792 (32 Geo. III c. 60) (also known as Fox's Act) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. At the urging of the Whig politician Charles James Fox, the Act restored to juries the r...
Fugitive Slave Act of 1793
The Fugitive Slave Act of 1793 was an Act of the United States Congress to give effect to the Fugitive Slave Clause of the U.S. Constitution (Article 4, Section 2, Clause 3 Note: Superseded by the Thi...
List of United States federal legislation, 1789-1901
This is a chronological, but incomplete, list of United States federal legislation passed by the 1st through 56th United States Congresses, between 1789 and 1901. For the main article on this subject...
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Apportionment Act
The Apportionment Act of 1792 (1 Stat. 253) was a federal statute concerning the apportionment of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. It was passed by the 2nd Congress on April 10, 1...
Tariff of 1792
The Tariff of 1792 was the third of Alexander Hamilton's protective tariffs in the United States (first was the Hamilton tariff of 1789, second was the Tariff of 1790). Hamilton had persuaded the Unit...
Coinage Act of 1792
The Coinage Act or the Mint Act, passed by the United States Congress on April 2, 1792, established the United States Mint and regulated the coinage of the United States. The long title of the legisla...
Anti-Injunction Act
The Anti-Injunction Act, (ch. 22 of the Acts of the 2nd United States Congress, 2nd Session, 1 Stat. 333, 28 U.S.C. § 2283), is a United States federal statute that prohibits any ...
John Kimber
John Kimber was the captain of a British slave ship who was tried for murder in 1792, after the abolitionist William Wilberforce accused him of killing a female slave due to mistreating her on board h...
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Treaty of Jassy
The Treaty of Jassy, signed at Jassy (Iași) in Moldavia (presently in Romania), was a pact between the Russian and Ottoman Empires ending the Russo-Turkish War of 1787–92 and confirming Russia's incre...
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Trial of Louis XVI
The trial of Louis XVI was a key event of the French Revolution. It involved the trial of the former French king Louis XVI before the National Convention and led to his execution.
The trial began ...
Militia Acts of 1792
The Militia Acts of 1792 were a pair of statutes enacted by the second United States Congress in 1792. The acts provided for the organization of the state militias and provided for the President of t...
Charles d'Abancour
Charles Xavier Joseph de Franque Ville d'Abancour (4 July 1758 – 9 September 1792) was a French statesman, minister to Louis XVI.
D'Abancourt was born in Douai, and was the nephew of Charles...
Westmoreland Canals Act 1792
The Westmoreland Canals Act was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain (32 Geo. III c. 101) passed in 1792. It authorised the construction of the Lancaster Canal between Kendal in Westmorland (now ...
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Gustav III of Sweden
Gustav III (24 January [O.S. 13 January] 1746 – 29 March 1792) was King of Sweden from 1771 until his death.He was the eldest son of King Adolph Frederick and Queen Louise Ulrika, wh...
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List of special elections to the United States Senate
This is an incomplete list of special elections to the United States Senate. Such elections fill the vacancies that occur when a member of the Senate dies or resigns before the biennial general electi...
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Delaware Constitution of 1792
The Delaware Constitution of 1792 was the second governing document for Delaware state government and was in effect from its adoption on June 12, 1792 until replaced on December 2, 1831 by a new Const...