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  JMU - 1787 August Orientation
It was August 1787 when James Madison and his buddies met in Philadelphia and wrote the U.S. Constitution.
This country was never the same, and you won’t be either after your time at 1787.
JMU August Orientation is called 1787 because the month of August will bring tremendous transitions for you.
www.jmu.edu /orientation/1787.shtml   (190 words)

  
 [No title]
In the absence of Internet-wide coordination and in the presence of competition among the providers, the aggregation/abstraction mechanisms should minimize preconditions as well as limit the amount of required inter-provider coordination.
One of the fundamental consequences of using hierarchical routing is that in order to preserve topological significance of network addresses, changes in the network topology may need to be accompanied by the corresponding changes in the addresses.
Presence of multiple Rekhter [Page 5] RFC 1787 Routing in a multi-provider Internet April 1995 providers serving the same geographical area implies that a subscriber should be able to switch from one provider to another.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1787.txt   (2443 words)

  
 Louisiana Timeline: Year 1787
April 1, 1787 Captain Jose Lopez de la PeÒa is appointed political and military commandant at Natchitoches by Estaban Rodriguez Miro.
Jose de Galvez, uncle of Bernardo Galvez dies in June of 1787 and his responsibilities as Minister of the Indies is divided between two cabinet ministries, the Minister of the Marine and the Indies and the Minister of Justice and Patronage.
In 1787 the Cabildo asks governor Estaban Rodriguez Miro to release confiscated American flour to avert a shortage.
www.enlou.com /time/year1787.htm   (543 words)

  
 1787   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Most of the 1787 buildings are gone, but some have been...
The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787 at 93 (rev. ed.
is that everybody who was at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 in Philadelphia had this common crucible of having fought in...
www.tietosanakirja.org /1787   (395 words)

  
 Philadelphia Constitutional Convention 1787
While there was a general feeling that something must be done for the preservation of the Union, great caution was manifested in the delegation of powers to those who were to represent the States in the proposed convention.
For many weeks the debates went on, sometimes with courtesy and at others with great acrimony, until the 10th of September (1787), when all plans and amendments adopted by the Convention were placed in the hands of a committee for revision and arrangement.
While the national Constitutional Convention in 1787 was in session at Philadelphia, the Continental Congress, feeble and dying, were sitting at New York, with only eight States represented; but they performed a very important work at midsummer.
www.publicbookshelf.com /public_html/Our_Country_vol_2/philadelph_bfa.html   (1531 words)

  
 U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > Historical Minutes > 1787-1800
At the Constitutional Convention in 1787, framers debated the length of Senate terms.
On July 16, 1787, the framers of the U.S. Constitution, meeting at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, had reached a supremely important agreement.
Today, we take this arrangement for granted; in the wilting-hot summer of 1787, it was a new idea.
www.senate.gov /pagelayout/history/one_item_and_teasers/1787.htm   (1648 words)

  
 JMU - Apply to be a 1787 Coordinator
The 2 Coordinators have the exciting opportunity to set the vision and tone for 1787, work behind the scenes with Orientation, collaborate with some amazing people and see program planning through to completion.
1787 Coordinators must be full-time undergraduate students through fall 2005, and may not study abroad during the period of employment.
1787 Coordinators must be available to work on all of the dates listed in the "Important Dates and Responsibilities" section of this application packet.
www.jmu.edu /orientation/1787coord.shtml   (871 words)

  
 The State Hermitage Museum: Hermitage History
Catherine II acquired the collection of John Lyde-Brown in 1787.
It was later to form the nucleus of the Hermitage collection of antique sculpture.
The most valuable items of the Lyde-Brown collection are a number of Roman sculptural portraits and one early Greek sculpture.
www.hermitagemuseum.org /html_En/05/hm5_1_11.html   (124 words)

  
 National Constitution Center: 1787 Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Named for the year the Constitution was written and signed, the 1787 Society is the National Constitution Center’s premier giving society for annual donors of $1,000 and more.
Members of the 1787 Society provide unrestricted annual support that is essential for the National Constitution Center to continue to deliver outstanding educational programs and maintain a world-class museum with interactive exhibits.
We invite you to become a member of the 1787 Society and receive the satisfaction of knowing you have helped educate millions of people about the very important role they play as citizens in the future of our country.
www.constitutioncenter.org /support/Membership/The1787Society/index.shtml   (180 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Suggests Legislature would be performing a better service to morals to enforce the penal code, than to support the Protestant Episcopal Church.","300","343","343001r.jpg","1","1","","343001v.jpg" "October 31, 1787, Miscellaneous, Ministers and lay representatives of the Presbyterian Church, for sale of glebes.
Suggests Legislature would be performing a better service to morals to enforce the penal code, than to support the Protestant Episcopal Church.","300","343","343002r.jpg","2","2","","343002v.jpg" "October 31, 1787, Miscellaneous, Ministers and lay representatives of the Presbyterian Church, for sale of glebes.
Suggests Legislature would be performing a better service to morals to enforce the penal code, than to support the Protestant Episcopal Church.","300","343","343003r.jpg","3","3","","343003v.jpg" "October 31, 1787, Miscellaneous, Ministers and lay representatives of the Presbyterian Church, for sale of glebes.
lcweb2.loc.gov /ndlpcoop/relpet/300/343/343page.data   (304 words)

  
 Our Documents - Constitution of the United States (1787)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Drafted in secret by delegates to the Constitutional Convention during the summer of 1787, this four-page document, signed on September 17, 1787, established the government of the United States.
The Federal Convention convened in the State House (Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on May 14, 1787, to revise the Articles of Confederation.
Because the delegations from only two states were at first present, the members adjourned from day to day until a quorum of seven states was obtained on May 25.
www.ourdocuments.gov /doc.php?flash=true&doc=9   (292 words)

  
 Constitutional Convention of 1787, The,
Constitutional Convention of 1787, The, was attended by more alumni of Princeton than any other American or British institution.
Slender and handsome as a student, he was by 1787, according to Pierce, ``very corpulent.'' He was an impressive speaker, but a nervous one, apt to be hasty and impetuous.
Luther Martin, attorney general of Maryland, was an acknowledged leader of the bar with a prodigious memory that enabled him to win his cases more by weight of precedent and knowledge of law than by his powers of expression.
etc.princeton.edu /CampusWWW/Companion/constitutional_convention.html   (1087 words)

  
 Wesley's Letters: 1787   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The doubt whether you are called to preach or not springs wholly from the temptation of the devil.
See letter of April 20, 1787.] One thing I cannot but particularly wish, that all their rooms may be kept as clean as possible.
Thomas Clarkson says that on October 3o, 1787, the Committee received a second letter from Wesley, who wrote that ‘he had now read the publications which the Committee had sent him, and that he took, if possible, a still deeper interest in their cause.
wesley.nnu.edu /john_wesley/letters/1787.htm   (8239 words)

  
 Ordinance of 1787
In 1787, the Articles of Confederation Congress enacted a law that clearly indicated the western lands north of the Ohio River and east of the Mississippi River would be settled and become states on a par with existing ones.
More books on Ordinance of 1787 can be found at Barnes & Noble.
Memorabilia related to Ordinance of 1787 is at auction on eBay.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h365.html   (198 words)

  
 1787
In a farmyard, a young sailor with a troubled expression clasps the left hand of a young woman who turns from him and weeps into the handkerchief she holds to her eye with her free hand.
A young woman tries to hold down her petticoat as a kneeling shop boy draws out a long ribbon of lace trim from beneath it and stares at her with an accusing look.
A fashionably dress young woman stands before a couch as she appeals to her husband who reclines before her.
www.lclark.edu /~jhart/mezzo1785/mezzodated1787.html   (1005 words)

  
 The Northwest Ordinance (1787)
The Confederation negotiated a peace treaty ending the war with Great Britain, carried on diplomatic relations with foreign countries, settled land disputes with the Indian tribes and, in two brilliant pieces of legislation, established a far-reaching policy for the settlement and incorporation of western lands.
After first providing for the survey of the land west of the Appalachian mountains, the so-called Northwest Territory, Congress enacted the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, the single most important piece of legislation in the Confederation period.
The Ordinance provided the means by which new states would be created out of the western lands and then admitted into the Union.
usinfo.state.gov /usa/infousa/facts/democrac/5.htm   (1175 words)

  
 The 1787 Census of Kaskaskia (French)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Creilly emigrated from Kaskaskia to Florissant, Mo., in 1787.
Therese Deveignat (marriage contract, February 11, 1787); Jean Bte.
Francois Corset was elected justice in 1782 and 1787.
www.iltrails.org /kaskcen.htm   (1659 words)

  
 Ordinance of 1787
Ordinance of 1787, adopted by the Congress of Confederation for the government of the Western territories ceded to the United States by the states.
, were influential in the drafting of the ordinance, which was passed July 13, 1787.
It set the form by which subsequent Western territories were created and later admitted into the Union as states and marked the beginning of Western expansion of the United States.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/history/A0836802.html   (469 words)

  
 What problems faced the framers of the Constitution in 1787?
Coursework and Essays: By Level: A2 and A-Level: Politics: United States: What problems faced the framers of the Constitution in 1787
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 Scarlet Fever Epidemic, entries #1-10
During the summer of 1787 in Hallowell, Maine, Martha Ballard found herself busy with two of her major duties as a midwife: delivering babies and tending the sick.
The entries from the diary for the months of June, July, August, and September show the evidence of Group A hemolytic streptococci attacking the populace as scarlet fever, puerperal fever, and infected wounds.
McMaster, Martha birthed her daughter Hannah (on August 6, 1769) during an epidemic that took another child's life.
www.dohistory.org /diary/themes/epidemic   (592 words)

  
 Martha Ballard's Diary, Dec. 31, 1787 (T)
in this year 1787, I have Extracted 12 sons & 15 Daughters; been Calld to 7 women which were Deliverd before my arival.
Hallowell December 31, 1787 Martha Ballard Her Diary Doc
now 1787 is Ended, it happy is if we are mended.
www.dohistory.org /diary/1787/12/17871231_txt.html   (131 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : Northwest Ordinance; July 13, 1787
The Avalon Project : Northwest Ordinance; July 13, 1787
Be it ordained by the authority aforesaid, That the resolutions of the 23rd of April, 1784, relative to the subject of this ordinance, be, and the same are hereby repealed and declared null and void.
Done by the United States, in Congress assembled, the 13th day of July, in the year of our Lord 1787, and of their soveriegnty and independence the twelfth.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/nworder.htm   (845 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Books: Decision in Philadelphia: the Constitutional Convention of 1787   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Decision in Philadelphia: the Constitutional Convention of 1787
Fifty-five men met in Philadelphia in 1787 to write a document that would create a country and change a world.
Here is a remarkable rendering of that fateful time, told with humanity and humor.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0345346521   (916 words)

  
 National Constitution Center - Centuries of Citizenship
That call brought 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787.
The Constitution, signed on September 17, 1787, was a remarkable embodiment of new ideas about government by the people and the division of power between states and the national government.
Ratified in 1788, the Constitution was rounded out with a Bill of Rights in 1791, and has defined our character as a nation to the present day.
www.constitutioncenter.org /timeline/html/cw02.html   (440 words)

  
 Candide Illustrations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Several editions of Voltaire's contes [philosophiccal tales] were made during his lifetime, including Paris 1764 and London (Rouen) 1775.
The 1778 edition (Bouillon) was illustrated by Chodowiecky and the 1787 edition by Moreau the younger.
These engravings were often reused in 19th-century editions, as well as new renderings by other artists.
humanities.uchicago.edu /homes/VSA/Candide/illustrations.html   (177 words)

  
 Re: Slavery and Constitution of 1787
In Reply to: Re: Slavery and Constitution of 1787 posted by Michael Morrison on September 27, 2000 at 14:47:16:
Re: Slavery and Constitution of 1787 Desiree Mcphail 05:20:50 10/14/03 (
: : : : Was the U.S. Constitution of 1787 proslavery?
www.cybernationoffreedom.com /message/messages/717.html   (419 words)

  
 1787 New Jersey Copper - Maris 34-J
Clearly overstruck on a 1787 Connecticut Copper, Miller 30-hh.1.
Ex - Early American Numismatics, Inc., offered in April, 2001 for $1,495.00 and described as follows: "1787 New Jersey Copper, Maris 34-J, "Deer Head - Outline Shield" variety, Choice Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Overstruck on a Connecticut Copper of undetermined variety, although ample detail exists to know for certain that this is an ETLIB variety.
www.coinfacts.com /colonial_coins/new_jersey_coppers/maris_34J.htm   (263 words)

  
 Delaware Families Project
If so, you may be interested in sharing information on their life and family with the Delaware Genealogical Society (DGS) for use in our Delaware Families Project.
census, tax, deed, probate, court, church) made at the time of the event and dated between 1787 and 1800 inclusive, that proves the person lived in Delaware at some time between 1787 and 1800 inclusive.
We expect about 100-200 families per volume with the first volume to published in hard cover by Picton Press in 1997 and about one volume every two years thereafter.
delgensoc.org /delfam.html   (1052 words)

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