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30 July 1786

Pittsburgh Gazette Becomes the First Newspaper Published West of the Alleghenies

12 April 1787
Richard Allen Founds Free African Society in Philadelphia to Help Fugitive Slaves

Richard Allen Founds Free African Society in Philadelphia to Help Fugitive Slaves

14 May 1787
Delegates Meet in Philadelphia for a Constitutional Convention

Delegates Meet in Philadelphia for a Constitutional Convention

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13 July 1787
Original Congress Passes the Northwest Ordinance

Original Congress Passes the Northwest Ordinance

17 September 1787
U.S. Constitution is Signed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

U.S. Constitution is Signed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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7 December 1787
Delaware Becomes First State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Delaware Becomes First State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

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23 January 1789

Georgetown University is Founded

12 February 1789
Death of Freethinker and American Patriot Ethan Allen

Death of Freethinker and American Patriot Ethan Allen

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4 March 1789
First Congress Declares American Constitution in Effect

First Congress Declares American Constitution in Effect

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11 June 1789
Richard Allen Ordained Deacon of Methodist Episcopal Church

Richard Allen Ordained Deacon of Methodist Episcopal Church

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21 July 1789
Northwest Ordinance Approved by U.S. House of Representatives

Northwest Ordinance Approved by U.S. House of Representatives

4 August 1789
Northwest Ordinance Approved by New U.S. Senate Under U.S. Constitution

Northwest Ordinance Approved by New U.S. Senate Under U.S. Constitution

7 August 1789
President George Washington Signs Northwest Ordinance into Law

President George Washington Signs Northwest Ordinance into Law

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25 September 1789
12 Amendments to Constitution Adopted by First U.S. Congress

12 Amendments to Constitution Adopted by First U.S. Congress

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19 October 1789
John Jay Sworn in as First Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court

John Jay Sworn in as First Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court

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6 November 1789
Father John Carroll Elected First Catholic Bishop of U.S.

Father John Carroll Elected First Catholic Bishop of U.S.

25 December 1789

Congress Session During First Christmas Under America's New Constitution

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1 February 1790
U.S. Supreme Court Convenes for First Time

U.S. Supreme Court Convenes for First Time

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11 February 1790

Quakers Petition Congress to End Slavery in U.S.

2 November 1790
Quaker Society Submits Petition to U.S. Congress Asking for Abolition of Slavery

Quaker Society Submits Petition to U.S. Congress Asking for Abolition of Slavery

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2 March 1791
Death of John Wesley, Founder of Methodism

Death of John Wesley, Founder of Methodism

3 March 1794
African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church Founded by Richard Allen

African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church Founded by Richard Allen

29 July 1794
Richard Allen Opens Bethel African Church

Richard Allen Opens Bethel African Church

14 July 1798
Alien & Sedition Acts Become Law in U.S.

Alien & Sedition Acts Become Law in U.S.

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9 May 1800
Birth of American Abolitionist John Brown in Connecticut

Birth of American Abolitionist John Brown in Connecticut

1 July 1800
Earliest Methodist Camp Meeting in U.S. Held in Logan County Kentucky

Earliest Methodist Camp Meeting in U.S. Held in Logan County Kentucky

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16 February 1801
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Breaks With Methodist Episcopal Church

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Breaks With Methodist Episcopal Church

1 June 1801
Birth of Brigham Young, Early Leader of Mormon Church

Birth of Brigham Young, Early Leader of Mormon Church

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6 August 1801

Religious Camp Meetings in Kentucky Begin - Western Great Revival

23 December 1805
Birth of Mormon Church Founder, Joseph Smith

Birth of Mormon Church Founder, Joseph Smith

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1 November 1808
Birth of John Taylor, Third President of LDS Church

Birth of John Taylor, Third President of LDS Church

8 June 1809
Death of Political Essayist Thomas Paine

Death of Political Essayist Thomas Paine

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31 July 1809
Elizabeth Ann Seton Founds Her Religious Community in Maryland

Elizabeth Ann Seton Founds Her Religious Community in Maryland

17 February 1815
Terrett v. Taylor: Supreme Court Rules on Rights of Religious Corporations

Terrett v. Taylor: Supreme Court Rules on Rights of Religious Corporations

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12 November 1815
Birth of Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Birth of Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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3 December 1815
Death of John Carroll, First U.S. Roman Catholic Bishop

Death of John Carroll, First U.S. Roman Catholic Bishop

20 March 1816
Martin v. Hunter's Lessee: Supreme Court Rules It Has Jurisdiction Over State Cases

Martin v. Hunter's Lessee: Supreme Court Rules It Has Jurisdiction Over State Cases

9 April 1816
Under Richard Allen's Leadership the African Methodist Episcopal Church Created in Philadelphia

Under Richard Allen's Leadership the African Methodist Episcopal Church Created in Philadelphia

11 April 1816
Richard Allen Becomes First Bishop of African Methodist Episcopal Church

Richard Allen Becomes First Bishop of African Methodist Episcopal Church

6 May 1816

Founding of the American Bible Society

12 October 1816
Former Chief Justice John Jay Says Americans Should Prefer Christian Leaders

Former Chief Justice John Jay Says Americans Should Prefer Christian Leaders

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28 May 1818
Thomas Jefferson Writes About Importance of Religious Tolerance

Thomas Jefferson Writes About Importance of Religious Tolerance

20 February 1819
Supreme Court Rules Federal Government Has More Power Than Any State

Supreme Court Rules Federal Government Has More Power Than Any State

29 March 1819
Birth of Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise, Founder Hebrew Union College

Birth of Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise, Founder Hebrew Union College

15 February 1820
Birth of Feminist and Suffragist Susan B. Anthony

Birth of Feminist and Suffragist Susan B. Anthony

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4 January 1821
Death of Elizabeth Ann Seton in Maryland

Death of Elizabeth Ann Seton in Maryland

16 July 1821
Birth of Mary Baker Eddy, Founder of Christian Science

Birth of Mary Baker Eddy, Founder of Christian Science

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21 September 1823
Joseph Smith Jr. Claims Angel Moroni Visits Him With Revelation of Golden Plates

Joseph Smith Jr. Claims Angel Moroni Visits Him With Revelation of Golden Plates

22 September 1823
Joseph Smith Claims Finding Gold Plates, Source of the Book of Mormon

Joseph Smith Claims Finding Gold Plates, Source of the Book of Mormon

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2 December 1823
President Monroe Delivers Monroe Doctrine Message to the U.S. Congress

President Monroe Delivers Monroe Doctrine Message to the U.S. Congress

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