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Fenno, John (1751-1798) Gazette of the United States. [No. XLVII (September 23, 1789)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01063 Author/Creator: Fenno, John (1751-1798) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 23 September 1789 Pagination: 4 p. ; 41.5 x 25.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Reports on the Senate proceedings and prints twelve proposed amendments to the Constitution, an early form of the Bill of Rights. Reports on a debate in the House of Representatives on judicial salaries. Contains news from Europe, including the French Revolution, with a report on France's new Constitution. Features a continuation of a printing of "The Right Constitution of a Common Wealth Examined." Also contains a continuation of Noah Webster's criticisms of Edward Gibbon's "History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire."

Background Information:

People: Fenno, John, 1751-1798

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: US ConstitutionUS Constitutional AmendmentBill of RightsGovernment and CivicsLawCongressJudiciaryFinanceEconomicsFrench RevolutionGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyClassical World and Ancient CivilizationLiterature and Language Arts

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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