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Lewis Cass
October 9, 1782 Lewis Cass is born, Exeter, New Hampshire
  Lewis Cass
December 29, 1831 The Cherokee Nation officially protests the actions of the state of Georgia to Secretary of War Lewis Cass
  Lewis Cass
January 10, 1832 Secretary of War Lewis Cass responds to the official protest of the Cherokee Nation against the state of Georgia, claiming Andrew Jackson is "...anxious for the termination of all your difficulties"
  Lewis Cass
December 3, 1832 Cass County created
  Lewis Cass
  Bartow County, Georgia
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Original Cherokee County
  Cass County, Georgia
July 27, 1848 The U. S. Senate passes the Clayton Compromise, a solution to the issue of slavery in the territories. It essentially let the courts decide the issue. Among those voting for the bill, which passed 33-22 were John C. Calhoun, John Berrien, Lewis Cass, and Jefferson Davis.
  Lewis Cass
  Henry Clay
  Slavery in Georgia
  John MacPherson Berrien (John Berrien)
  John C. Calhoun
November 7, 1848 Zachary Taylor defeats Lewis Cass in the race for President of the United States.
  Lewis Cass
December 8, 1861 Cass County is renamed to Bartow County
  Lewis Cass
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Bartow County, Georgia
  Bartow County, Georgia






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