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...
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Patrick Henry’s “Liberty or Death” Speech, 240 Years Ago
On March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry sounded one of the most famous calls to arms in American history. During a meeting of the Second Virginia Convention at St. John’s Church in Richmond, the 38-year-old...
Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 – June 6, 1799) was an American attorney, planter and politician who became known as an orator during the movement for independence in Virginia in the 1770s. A Founding Fat...
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John Lamb (general)
John Lamb (1735–1800) was an American soldier, politician, and Anti-Federalist organizer. During the American Revolutionary War he led the 2nd Continental Artillery Regiment.
He was born January 1...
Monroe Doctrine
The Monroe Doctrine was a US foreign policy regarding European countries in 1823. It stated that further efforts by European nations to colonize land or interfere with states in North or South Americ...
Country Party (Rhode Island)
The Country Party, Rhode Island's anti-federalist political party, controlled the Rhode Island General Assembly from 1786 to 1790 and opposed the Federalist Party, which supported the U.S. Constitutio...
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List of places named for James Monroe
List is a list of places named for James Monroe, 5th president of the United States.
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Scotchtown (plantation)
Scotchtown is a plantation located in Hanover County, Virginia, that from 1771-1778 was owned and used as a residence by Patrick Henry, his wife Sarah and their children. He was a revolutionary and e...
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Isaac Wilbour
Isaac Wilbour (April 25, 1763 – October 4, 1837) was an American politician from Rhode Island holding several offices, including the sixth Governor of the state.Wilbour was born in Litt...
United States presidential election, 1816
The United States presidential election of 1816 was the 8th quadrennial presidential election. It was held from Friday, November 1 to Wednesday, December 4, 1816. It came at the end of the two-term pr...
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Peleg Arnold
Peleg Arnold (1751–1820) was a lawyer, tavern-keeper, jurist, and statesman from Smithfield, Rhode Island (now North Smithfield). He represented Rhode Island as a delegate to the Continental Congress ...
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Shaumonekusse
Chief Shaumonekusse (Chonmonicase, Letan, L'Letan, "Prairie Wolf") (ca. 1785–1837) was a leader of the Otoe Native American tribe in the early 19th century. The Otoe was a Great Plains tribe, c...
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Monroe Hall, Virginia
Monroe Hall is an unincorporated community in Westmoreland County, in the U. S. state of Virginia. The site of James Monroe's birthplace is located in the community, and is marked with an obelisk, an ...
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William Grayson
William Grayson (1740 – March 12, 1790) was a soldier, lawyer, and statesman from Virginia. He was one of the first two U.S. Senators from Virginia, and belonged to the Anti-Federalist faction.<...
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Thomson Mason
Thomson Mason (14 August 1733 – 26 February 1785) was a prominent Virginia lawyer, jurist, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia. Mason was a younger brother of George Mason IV, United St...
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Richard Henry Lee
Richard Henry Lee (January 20, 1732 – June 19, 1794) was an American statesman from Virginia best known for the motion in the Second Continental Congress calling for the colonies' indep...
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James Monroe
James Monroe (/mənˈroʊ/; April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was the fifth President of the United States (1817–1825). Monroe was the last president who was a Founding Father of the United States and the l...
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Jedediah Peck
Jedediah Peck (January 28, 1748 – August 15, 1821) was an American farmer, surveyor, Revolutionary War soldier, and New York State legislator described as a father of the common school system of...
Mercy Otis Warren
Mercy Otis Warren (September 14, [September 25, New Style] 1728 – October 19, 1814) was a political writer and propagandist of the American Revolution. In the eighteenth century, topics such as p...
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John Mercer (colonial lawyer)
John Mercer (February 6, 1704 – October 14, 1768) was a colonial American lawyer, land speculator, and author.Born in Dublin, Ireland, he came to Virginia in 1720 where he built the colonial estate Ma...
Aedanus Burke
Aedanus Burke (16 June 1743 – 30 March 1802) was a soldier, judge, and United States Representative from South Carolina. Born in Galway, Ireland, he attended the theological college at Saint-Omer, Fra...
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George Mason
George Mason IV (December 11, 1725 – October 7, 1792) was an American Patriot, statesman and a delegate from Virginia to the U.S. Constitutional Convention. Along with James Madison, he is called the ...
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John Baptista Ashe (Continental Congress)
John Baptista Ashe (1748 – November 27, 1802) was an American planter, soldier, and statesman from North Carolina. He was born in Rocky Point township of Pender County, North Carolina in 1748. H...
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Albany Antifederal Committee
The Albany Antifederal Committee of Albany, New York issued a detailed analysis of the proposed United States Constitution on April 26, 1788. The report appeared in the New York Journal with 26 signat...
William Cabell (American Revolution)
William Cabell (March 13, 1730 – March 23, 1798) was an American statesman, soldier, and politician.
Cabell was born in Licking Hole, Goochland County, Virginia. He was the eldest son of ph...
Federal Farmer
The Federal Farmer was an Anti-Federalist who wrote a methodical assessment of the proposed United States Constitution that was among the more important documents of the constitutional ratification de...
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George Mason Memorial
The George Mason Memorial is a national memorial to George Mason in West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. It is near the Potomac River crossing also named for Mason....
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United States presidential election, 1820
The United States presidential election of 1820 was the 9th quadrennial presidential election. It was held from Wednesday, November 1, to Wednesday, December 6, 1820. It was the third and last United ...
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Samuel Bryan
Samuel Bryan (1759-1821) was a Pennsylvanian Anti-Federalist author, who wrote during the American Revolution. Historians generally ascribe to him the Letters of Centinel written under the pseudonym C...
Arthur Fenner
Arthur Fenner (December 10, 1745 – October 15, 1805) served as the fourth Governor of Rhode Island from 1790 until his death in 1805. He has the seventh longest gubernatorial tenure in post-Constitut...
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