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Maine's Road to Statehood - Overview: Road to Statehood

Despite having some political voice, a growing faction of the District's populace felt unrepresented and burdened by the distant government in Boston.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma

Greenleaf map of the State of Maine, 1820Item Contributed byOsher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education Within the United States…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Maine in the 17th Century

… increased and altered over the next century, its political position, as well as its people increasingly homogenized with the parent colony, as…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - 1790s: A Growing Movement

… District of Maine map, 1795 Drawn in 1795, this map promoted the separation of Maine from Massachusetts.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Turn of the Century to the War of 1812

… prominent figure in 19th century Maine separation politics and would continue to play a major role in early statehood as Mane's first governor.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Coasting Law of 1789

Item Contributed byOsher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education [10] Banks, Maine Becomes a State, 35.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 1 of 2

The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation Overwhelmingly dedicated to independence from Britain, Mainers quieted any murmurs of…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 2 of 2

The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation The committee sent a similar address to the citizens of Maine urging them to support…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Final Vote

The Final Vote William Williamson to Joseph Williamson on the final vote for separation, Boston, 1819Item Contributed byMaine Historical…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - After the War: The First Victory for Separationists

After the War: The First Victory for Separationists The "Boxer" and "Enterprise," Monhegan, 1831 This painting depicts an 1813 battle between…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 74-138

Sanger in an apothecary and tavern, learning to dance, learning accounting, farming, and politics. Some of the people and events mentioned are: Allen…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… seat, Farmington continues to be a forerunner in politics, education and Western Maine business practices.