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March 18, 1782 John C. Calhoun born, Calhoun Mills, Abbeville District (now Mount Carmel, McCormick County), S.C
John C. Calhoun
March 18, 1861 By a vote of 39-35 the Arkansas convention defeats a secession motion. Instead, they vote to allow a general election in August to determine the question of secession.
March 18, 1862 Jefferson Davis moves Judah Benjamin from the War Department to Secretary of State, replacing
R. M. T. Hunter. George Randolph of Virginia is appointed Secretary of War.
March 18, 1976 Kentucky ratifies the 14th Amendment
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