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Between negotiating the Compromise of 1850, stymieing southern attempts to turn Cuba into a state, protecting Hawaii from French interests, and working to open up Japan for trade, President Millard Fillmore also appointed Brigham Young as the first governor of the Utah Territory. That was 160 years ago this week. As a gesture of thanks [...]
Posted by Rob Crotty on September 28, 2010, under Uncategorized.
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