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You probably know that George Washington was the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army of the United States, but there are many other interesting figures of whom you may not have heard. Sixteen states ratified the amendment (twenty-two short of the number required for it to be implemented) prior to the deadline, thus it failed to be adopted. If interstellar aliens researching the behavior of earthlings ever visit the gravestones of our founders they would most likely think of them as Egyptian!

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