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Fenno, John (1751-1798) Gazette of the United States. [No. LXXV (December 30, 1789)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08782 Author/Creator: Fenno, John (1751-1798) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 30 December 1789 Pagination: 4 p. ; 41 x 25.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Prints a Declaration of Rights that the Committee of the Convention proposed to add to the Constitution. Reports North Carolina's ratification of the Constitution. Reports on the French Revolution. Also contains news from around the country, an article on land tax, a report on the proceedings of the congress, and advertisements, among them one for the Ohio Company.

Background Information: 3

People: Fenno, John, 1751-1798

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: North CarolinaUS ConstitutionUS Constitutional AmendmentBill of RightsGovernment and CivicsRatificationFrench RevolutionFranceGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsTaxes or TaxationCongressWestward Expansion

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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