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9.4 Patriots In 1735 the Georgia Trustees enacted a law prohibiting slavery in the new colony which had been established in 1733 to enable the "worthy poor" as well as persecuted European Protestants to have a new start Slavery was then legal in the other twelve English colonies Neighboring South Carolina had an economy based on the use of enslaved labor the Georgia Trustees wanted to eliminate the risk of slave rebellions and make Georgia better able to defend against attacks from the Spanish to the south who offered freedom to escaped slaves James Edward Oglethorpe was the driving force behind the colony and the only trustee to reside in Georgia He opposed slavery on moral grounds as well as for pragmatic reasons and vigorously defended the ban on slavery against fierce opposition from Carolina slave merchants and land speculators, Denmark Vesey's conspiracy (1822). . . Congress reflects us in all our strengths and all our weaknesses it reflects our regional idiosyncrasies our ethnic religious and racial diversity our multitude of professions and our shadings of opinion on everything from the value of war to the war over values Congress is the government's most representative body . Congress is essentially charged with reconciling our many points of view on the great public policy issues of the day. The midterm elections in 1862 cost the Republicans severe losses due to rising inflation high taxes rumors of corruption suspension of habeas corpus military draft law and fears that freed slaves would come North and undermine the labor market the Emancipation Proclamation gained votes for Republicans in rural New England and the upper Midwest but cost votes in the Irish and German strongholds and in the lower Midwest where many Southerners had lived for generations.:6:322, Abolition of slavery during or shortly after the American Revolution. Origin Washington D.C has been a member state of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) since 2015. Main article: Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Fish Mary Todd Lincoln wife of Abraham Lincoln age 28, The District of Columbia Organic Act of 1871 created a single new district corporation governing the entire federal territory called the District of Columbia thus dissolving the three major political subdivisions of the District (Port of Georgetown the City of Washington and Washington County) and their governments by this time the county also contained other small settlements and nascent suburbs of Washington outside its bounded limits such as Anacostia which had been incorporated in 1854 as Uniontown; Fort Totten dating at least to the Civil War; and Barry Farm a large tract bought by the Freedmen's Bureau and granted to formerly enslaved and free-born African Americans in 1867.
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