Tag Archives: Bill of Rights

What Happened – December 15

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “533 – Byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Ticameron” and the most recent is “2010 – A boat carrying 90 asylum seekers crashes into rocks off the coast of Christmas Island, Australia, … Continue reading

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What Happened – September 25

After the first enumeration required by the first article of the Constitution, there shall be one Representative for every thirty thousand, until the number shall amount to one hundred, after which the proportion shall be so regulated by Congress, that … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 8

Outside, even through the shut window-pane, the world looked cold. Down in the street little eddies of wind were whirling dust and torn paper into spirals, and though the sun was shining and the sky a harsh blue, there seemed … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 2

It was on this day that the British Parliament passed the “Quartering Act of 1774.” This act applied to all the colonies in America, and required citizens to provide housing for soldiers. The law was similar to another Quartering Act that had been expired seven years … Continue reading

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