Anti-Federalism
Anti-Federalism refers to a movement that opposed the creation of a stronger U.S. federal government and which later opposed the ratification of the Constitution of 1788. The previous constitution, ca...
William Priestley (Louisiana planter)
William Priestley (7 May 1771 – 1838) was the third child and second son of Dr Joseph Priestley and his wife Mary Wilkinson. He spent some time in France, before migrating to the USA in 1793, taking ...
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United Empire Loyalist
United Empire Loyalists (or 'Loyalists') is an honorific given in 1789 by Lord Dorchester, the governor of Quebec and Governor General of British North America, to American Loyalists who resettled in ...
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Pennsylvania Hall (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania)
Pennsylvania Hall (Penn Hall, Old Dorm) is the Gettysburg College central administrative building and the college's oldest building. During the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863, Pennsylvania Hall wa...
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Gettysburg is a borough and the county seat of Adams County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The Battle of Gettysburg (1863) and President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address are named for this tow...
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Stephen Bayard
Stephen Bayard was the 39th Mayor of New York City from 1744 to 1747.
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin FRS (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and in many ways was "the First American...
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Joseph Jones (North Carolina)
Joseph Jones was a pioneer, farmer, militiaman, and statesman from Pasquotank County, North Carolina. When North Carolina established a revolutionary government in 1777, he was a member of the state s...
James Madison
James Madison, Jr. (March 16, 1751 – June 28, 1836) was an American statesman, political theorist and the fourth President of the United States (1809–17). He is hailed as the "Father of the Constituti...
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Samson Occom
The Reverend Samson Occom (1723 – July 14, 1792; also misspelled as Occum and Alcom) was a member of the Mohegan nation, from near New London, Connecticut, who became a Presbyterian cleric. Occum was...
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Charles Bulfinch
Charles Bulfinch (August 8, 1763 – April 15, 1844) was an early American architect, and has been regarded by many as the first native-born American to practice architecture as a profession.Bulfinch sp...
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John Trumbull
John Trumbull (June 6, 1756 – November 10, 1843) was an American artist during the period of the American Revolutionary War and was notable for his historical paintings. His Declaration of Indep...
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Isaac Chauncey
Isaac Chauncey (20 February 1779 – 27 January 1840) was an officer in the United States Navy who served in the Quasi War, The Barbary Wars and the War of 1812. In the latter part of his naval ca...
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Mark Richards (politician)
Mark Richards (July 15, 1760 – August 10, 1844) was an American politician. He served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Vermont and as seventh Lieutenant Governor of Verm...
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Gilbert Stuart
Gilbert Charles Stuart (born Stewart; December 3, 1755 – July 9, 1828) was an American painter from Rhode Island.Gilbert Stuart is widely considered to be one of America's foremost portraitists. ...
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