Sunday, June 15, 2014

Today in the Sobel Timeline: June 15

On June 15, 1820, the Chamber of Representatives of the State of Jefferson accepted Governor Andrew Jackson's proposal for a convention in Mexico City to draft a constitution creating a permanent union of Jefferson and the Republic of Mexico. The Chamber then voted to dissolve itself, to reassemble as a constitutional convention in Mexico City on September 22.

On June 15, 1855, an arbitration panel consisting of representatives from Spain, the Netherlands, and the Germanic Confederation issued a report for a proposed peace treaty ending the Rocky Mountain War between the United States of Mexico and the Confederation of North America.