Notes for Tuesday – November 15, 2016

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblr

After 16 months of debate, the Continental Congress, sitting in its temporary capital of York, Pennsylvania, agreed to adopt the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union on November 5th, 1777. Of course, the last of the 13 states, Maryland, took until March 1, 1781 to ratify the agreement.

Also on this day, Charles Dickens published the final installment of A Tale of Two Cities in Dickens’ circular.

o o o

Ruh-Ro! Shipping disaster looms as UPS workers vote to strike

Bookmark the permalink.

Advertisements:


Comments are closed.