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May 26, 1836 Southern members of the House get a "gag rule" restaining discussion of issues involving slavery. The House renews the gag rule each year until 1844
  Robert Barnwell Rhett
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May 26, 1847 Joseph Anderson fires skilled white workers who protest the use of slaves in some jobs at the Tredegar Iron Mill Virginia
May 26, 1854 Joint Committee of Congress approves the Kansas-Nebraska Act Kansas
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May 26, 1863 Confederate Naval flag introduced by Secretary of the Navy Stephen Russell Mallory
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May 26, 1864 Territory of Montana is formed from the Territory of Idaho

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