1787 in the United States

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1787
in
the United States

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Events from the year 1787 in the United States. The United States Constitution was written and the ratification process began.

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  • January 6 – The North Carolina General Assembly authorizes nine commissioners to purchase 100 acres (0.40 km2) of land for the county seat of Chatham County. The town is named Pittsborough (later shortened to Pittsboro) for William Pitt the Younger.
  • February 28 – A charter is granted establishing the institution known today as the University of Pittsburgh.

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