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Connecticut gazette. [Vol. 26, no. 1344 (August 14, 1789)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08208 Author/Creator: Place Written: Connecticut Type: Newspaper Date: 14 August 1789 Pagination:

Summary of Content: With proposed draft of twelve amendments to the United States Constitution.

People:

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: US ConstitutionUS Constitutional AmendmentBill of RightsGovernment and CivicsCongress

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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