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February 18, 1794 The U. S. Supreme Court rules against the state of Georgia in Chisholm v. Georgia
  Chisholm v. Georgia
March 4, 1794 Congress proposes the 11th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution
  Chisholm v. Georgia
March 14, 1794 Eli Whitney granted a patent on the cotton gin
March 21, 1794 Augusta educator Emily Tubman (nee Thomas) born in Ashland, Virginia
  City of Augusta, Georgia
  Emily Tubman
May 14, 1794 Secretary of War Knox writes Gov. Mathews asking him to take measures to prevent Elijah Clarke's Transoconee Expedition.
June 26, 1794 Peace Treaty with the Cherokee signed at Tellico Blockhouse, Cherokee Nation (now Tennessee)
  1794 Treaty with Cherokee
July 14, 1794 Col. Gaither tells Gov. Mathews that Elijah Clarke has crossed the Oconee and is camped near Fort Fidius
July 28, 1794 Governor Mathews issues a proclamation indicating that Elijah Clarke had crossed the Oconee River into Indian Terrotory to create the Trans-Oconee Republic
August 20, 1794 Battle of Fallen Timbers. U. S. troops under General Anthony Wayne defeat the Miami Confederacy
  'Mad' Anthony Wayne
September 28, 1794 General Elijah Clarke burns both Fort Advance and Fort Defiance, and surrenders the troops at all three sites under his command, ending the Trans Oconee Republic
October 23, 1794 Richard Banks born, Elbert County, Georgia
  Banks County, Georgia
November 29, 1794 Georgia ratifies the 11th Amendment to the Constitution
  Georgia, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the United States Constitution
November 29, 1794 Georgia is the 11th state to ratify the 11th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution
  Chisholm v. Georgia
December 3, 1794 "..it would be right and proper to sell a part of the western territory of this State during the present session." With these words began the Yazoo Land Fraud
  Yazoo Land Fraud
December 25, 1794 Several men threaten the governor of Georgia to make it unpleasant for him if he does not sign the Yazoo Act. Governor Mathews does not listen
  Yazoo Land Fraud
December 29, 1794 Gov. George Mathews returns the Yazoo Act to the state legislature questioning the amount of money the state is to recieve and encouraging more participation of Georgia citizens
  Yazoo Land Fraud
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