Abraham Baldwin was a chaplain in the Continental Army and the founder of the University of Georgia. He served in the House from 1789 to 1797 and in the Senate from 1799 until his death in 1807. After the Revolutionary War, he became a lawyer. As a delegate to the Constitutional Convention, he voted for the “Great Compromise” that established representation in each house of Congress, equal in the Senate, and based on population in the House.
First Federal Congress 1781-1789
The Continental Congress met between 1774-1785. This was followed by the Confederation Congress, under the Articles of Confederation which existed between 1785-1789. The First United States Congress, also known as the First Federal Congress, consisted of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives, which met between, March 4, 1789 and March 4, 1791.
The biographical History Mugs were created to teach and inspire individuals to learn about our diverse and interesting history. The biographies were researched and written by history enthusiast, Robert Compton. He colorized most of the historic photos and images used on the mugs, which were originally black and white or sepia-tone. The images and biographies are imprinted on mugs at his studio in rural Vermont.
- Mugs are food and microwave-safe.
- To preserve photographic quality we recommend hand washing.
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