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Virginia to America (Virginia Delegates)

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If it happened in America, it happened in Virginia first. Our Delegates discuss the impact of Virginia’s First General Assembly on the founding of the United States.

Featuring Delegates Jason Miyares, Mike Mullin, Emily Brewer and Steve Heretick.

Editor’s note: Want to learn more about the foundations of our democracy and the establishment of the General Assembly, the oldest continuous law-making body in the New World? Visit The Great Charter and the General Assembly: Founding a Legacy in 1619 exhibition today.


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  1. AE Curator February 26, 2019

    Thank you for sharing your story! We’re proud the oldest continuous law making body started here in Virginia and set the governing framework for the rest of the nation.


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