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Fenno, John (1751-1798) Gazette of the United States. [Vol. II, no. 21 (June 23, 1790)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08720.02 Author/Creator: Fenno, John (1751-1798) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 23 June 1790 Pagination: 4 p. ; 43.5 x 27cm.

Summary of Content: Includes an article "On the Means of Preserving the Union of the American States," opining that the "present constitution of the United States appears to be excellent in contemplation; and if the harmony of the States should not be disturbed by groundless jealousies, it bids fair to be durable and efficient in practice." Reports on activities in the House of Representatives. Also: an article on the national debt, a bill to establish the Post Office, a eulogy of General Israel Putnam, news from around the country and Europe (including the French Revolution), literary pieces and advertisements.

Background Information: 3

People: Fenno, John, 1751-1798

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: US ConstitutionGovernment and CivicsRatificationCongressDebtEconomicsPost OfficeRevolutionary War GeneralDeathGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsFranceFrench RevolutionLiterature and Language Arts

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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