Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Fact of the Day: Vermont Republic

Even though Vermont and its people fought for independence, and considered themselves Americans, they were not part of the original 13 states. Due to a boundary dispute from New York, Congress failed to recognize Vermont as a state. From 1777-1791 it existed as it's own republic, but most citizens wished for Vermont to join the union, and they later got their wish when it became the 14th state. 

25 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing this, Adam.

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  2. Nice for then to be recognized as one of the states:)

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  4. Interesting that it took so long.

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  5. they could've been US Monaco or Luxembourg :)

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  6. I haven't thought about Vermont in...well...ever. Thanks for the info.

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  7. The Republic of Vermont...interesting! I've always wanted to visit Vermont.

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  8. I've only driven through the area, but it looks really nice.

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  9. Genial informaciĆ³n!!!
    Saludos
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  10. Sicne I did not retain a lot from my history class, glad you are giving me a refresher course.

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  11. Haven't been to Vermont, but glad they finally got to become a state :)

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  12. Good to know!

    Have a great day,
    -Kati

    P.S.: Thanks for your lovely words on my last post!

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  13. Great post!

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