1749, Mar 261800, Mar 21
an American statesman and land speculator, and a signer of the United States Constitution. He was a member of the North Carolina delegation at the Constitutional Convention of 1787, and led efforts in North Carolina to ratify the Constitution in 1789. He subsequently served as the only governor of the Southwest Territory, and played a leading role in helping the territory gain admission to the Union as the State of Tennessee. He was selected as one of Tennessee's initial U.S. senators in 1796.
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07/07/1797-House of Representatives vote to impeach Senator William Blount of Tennessee
07/08/1797-First U.S. senator, William Blount of Tennessee, is expelled by impeachment
12/17/1798-First impeachment trial against a U.S. senator (William Blount, Tennessee) begins
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