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Wait a second...the U.S. Constitution was ratified nearly three years after the Constitutional Convention met for the last time?

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THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: SEPTEMBER 14-20 | WorldStrides - Making Strides Blog

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This Week in History is a weekly post that highlights a few important historical events whose anniversaries fall that week. Discover what happened this week in



  • THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: SEPTEMBER 14-20

    This Week in History is a weekly post that highlights a few important historical events whose anniversaries fall that week. Discover what happened this week in history: September 16, 1940 – FDR approves the first peace-time draft September 17, 1787 – The United States Constitution is signed September 20, 1881 – President Arthur becomes the third president to serve in [...]

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  • Three presidents in one year: This Week in History

    Only two times in American history have there been three presidents that served in the same year. The first time was in 1841 and the second was in 1881. The 1881 year started with Rutherford B. Hayes as president, then he relinquished the office to James A. Garfield in March. Later, Charles J. Guiteau shot [...]

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