Which states were slave states and which were free?

Which states were slave states and which were free?

Slave and free state pairs

Slave states Year Free states
Virginia 1788 New Hampshire
North Carolina 1789 New York (Slave until 1799)
Kentucky 1792 Rhode Island
Tennessee 1796 Vermont

What were the union free states?

The Union consisted of 20 free states and four border states. Free states included California, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Maine, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Oregon, Wisconsin, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Kansas, New York, Nevada, Vermont, Ohio, Michigan and West Virginia.

What state do you list for Washington DC?

WASHINGTON, D.C. Washington DC is not one of the 50 states. But it’s an important part of the U.S. The District of Columbia is our nation’s capital. Congress established the federal district from land belonging to the states of Maryland and Virginia in 1790.

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Does the mayor of DC have any power?

The mayor has the duty to enforce district laws, and the power to either approve or veto bills passed by the Council of the District of Columbia, in the United States. The mayor’s office oversees an annual district budget of $8.8 billion.

Who can call up the National Guard?

Title 32 Full-Time National Guard Duty. (Federally funded, but command and control remains with the State Governor through his Adjutant General.) Title 32 activation can only be done by the President or SECDEF with the approval and consent of the state Governor.

When was Mayor Bowser elected?

The 2018 Washington, D.C., mayoral election took place on November 6, 2018 to elect the Mayor of the District of Columbia. Incumbent Democrat Muriel Bowser won re-election, becoming the first Mayor to do so for Washington, D.C. since Anthony A. Williams won a second term in 2002.