Ian’s Legal Fact of the Week 11/24/14: Presidents of the U.S.

While George Washington is known as the first president of the U.S., there were 8 “presidents of the United States in Congress Assembled” appointed under the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, between 1781-1789. The name of only one of these is still generally recognizable: John Hancock, who had earlier served as president of the Continental Congress when the Declaration of Independence was adopted.


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Ian’s Legal Fact of the Week 11/24/14: Presidents of the U.S. — 2 Comments

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