Chronicles of Boone County

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Boone County


  • Thomas Jefferson admits to drafting the Kentucky Resolutions, which argued that states had the right to declare federal laws unconstitutional.

U.S. & World

  • Missouri joins the Union a year after the Missouri Compromise. The state had wanted to ban free blacks and mulattos, but Henry Clay fought the proposal in the Senate.
  • The American Colonization Society founds the colony of Liberia in West Africa, which it intends to give to freed slaves. The idea that African-Americans could just go back to Africa lingered in intellectual circles until the Civil War.
  • The first tuition-free public high school in the United States opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
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