The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1825 · The Crimes Act
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
German: metonymic occupational name for a silversmith, from Middle High German silber ‘silver’ + nagel ‘nail’.