Chronicles of Boone County

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1820

1820

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Joseph Graves is Sheriff.

Cave Johnson and Moses Scott are Justices of the Peace.

Events

Boone County

  • A small corner of Gallatin County is added to Boone County.

Kentucky

  • A Frenchman, De Tocqueville, travels through Kentucky, recording his experiences in his journal.

U.S. & World

  • Daniel Boone dies in Missouri.
  • The negotiation of the Missouri Compromise allows slave-holding Missouri to apply for statehood.
  • Congress passes the Public Land Act, lowering the price of western lands to $1.25 an acre. Though real estate speculators gain the most from the Act, it is intended to promote settlement of the West.
  • President James Monroe wins re-election, defeating John Quincy Adams.

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1820.txt · Last modified: 2014/09/29 17:26 by jgregory