James Doe

Male1788–1833

Brief Life History of James

James Doe was born in 1788, in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. He died in 1833, in his hometown, at the age of 45.

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James Doe
1788–1833
Abigail Wilbor
1763–1777

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    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age 0

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    1789

    Age 1

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    1789 · The United States Constitution

    Age 1

    Originally comprising seven articles, the United States Constitution is the backbone of the law in the Nation. The first three articles talk about the separation of powers, dividing the government into three branches: the legislative, the executive, and the judicial. Articles Four, Five and Six describe the what each state governments have rights to do, how the states and the federal government should act in their relationship, and how the constitutional amendments are shared between all states. The Seventh Article explains and establishes the procedure used by the thirteen States to ratify it. It is regarded as the oldest written and codified national constitution in force. Since the Constitution came into force in 1789, it has been amended 27 times, including an amendment to repeal a previous one.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English do(e) ‘doe, female fallow deer’ (Old English ).

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from (French de) Eu in Seine-Maritime, France (Old French d'Eu). The placename derives from the ancient Germanic element auwa ‘water meadow, island’.

    Americanized form of French Daoust .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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