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Robert Yates Constitution

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Deanna Penn

on 5 August 2014

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Transcript of Robert Yates Constitution

Would you like to go to his school?
Discover the Facts
The Involvement of Robert Yates
Education of Robert Yates
Work Experience of Robert Yates
Interesting Secrets of Robert Yates
Served on the Albany Committee of Public Safety

Helped draft a new state constitution

Appointed to the New York Supreme Court
He was 49 when he was in the Convention.
1821, His notes were published for the purpose of creating the Constitution.
His notes remain the only ones on record.
Monday, February 17, 2014
Vol XCIII, No. 311
Background information
Robert Yates Constitution
Yates and Clinton Head To Head
Running For Governor
Born: January 27, 1738 Schenectady, NY
He didn't vote for the constitution.
New York Supreme Court Judge
New York Provincial Congress
He had 6 children.
Stood as a recognized leader of the Anti federalists.
He drew the first civilian map of Albany.
Died: September 9, 1801 Albany, NY
Allied with the Clintonains.
After the Constitution he ran for Governor against Clinton - He lost.
Yates attacked the Constitution in a series of written letters signed "Brutus" and "Sydney".
The Big Scoop
Received a classical education
studied law with William Livingston
We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
- Preamble to the Constitution
Created by: Deanna Penn
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