United States Bill of Rights 1789

Twelve articles of amendment to the Constitution, introduced in September 1789 by Congress.

John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg

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(1 October 1746 – 1 October 1807) Clergyman, Continental Army soldier during the American Revolutionary War, member of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.

Brother to Frederick Muhlenberg, J.P.G. Muhlenberg was also a minister. He commanded the Eighth Virginia Regiment of the Continental Army and was commissioned brigadier general. In 1784, he was elected representative on the supreme executive council and as vice president of the state. He was then elected to the First, Third, and Sixth Congresses, where he served in the House of Representatives. In 1801, he was elected to the Senate but resigned shortly thereafter to take up a post as supervisor of U.S. customs in Pennsylvania.

Member of Pennsylvania Delegation.

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