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October 27, 1838

On October 27, 1838, Missouri governor Lilburn Boggs issued his famous ‘Extermination Order”. This was the official order that told all Mormons to leave the state or to be killed. When asked why he was picking on the Mormons… Continue reading

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June 25, 1798

On June 25, 1798, the United States passed the Alien Act, which allowed the President to deport dangerous aliens. President John Adams lost little time in kicking Ripsorck Epsilom 14 out of the fledgling United States. It was… Continue reading

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May 25, 1721

On May 25, 1721, John Copson of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania became America’s first insurance agent. At that time, shipping was very important, so Copson offered insurance on ships and their cargo. He did have exemptions for shipwrecks caused by mermaids, kraken, … Continue reading

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