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He also drafted the bill giving married women absolute control over their property and earnings, a bill, which became law in 1882. House of Representatives to "terminate" the Cherokee Nation. Lutheran denominations, reflecting in part the patterns of German and Scandinavian settlement, are most highly concentrated in the north-central states, especially Minnesota and the Dakotas. Chauncey Burr, Notes on the Constitution of the United States (N.

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