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  2. John Hanson - Wikipedia

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    John Hanson (April 14 [O.S. April 3] 1721 – November 15, 1783) was an American Founding Father, merchant, and politician from Maryland during the Revolutionary Era. In 1779, Hanson was elected as a delegate to the Continental Congress after serving in a variety of roles for the Patriot cause in Maryland.

  3. Was John Hanson the "Real" First President of the U.S.?

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    John Hanson (April 14, 1721 to November 15, 1783) was an American Revolutionary leader who served as a delegate to Second Continental Congress and, in 1781, was elected the first "President of the United States in Congress assembled.”

  4. Fact check: Barack Obama, not John Hanson, was the first ...

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    1:04 The claim: John Hanson was the first Black president of the United States In the past few years, multiple social media posts have declared John Hanson, not Barack Obama, as the first Black...

  5. The John Hanson Story - Constitution Facts

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    In November 1781, John Hanson became the first President of the United States in Congress Assembled, under the Articles of Confederation. Many people have argued that John Hanson, and not George Washington, was the first President of the United States, but this is not quite true.

  6. John Hanson (1791-1860) - Blackpast

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    John Hanson died in Liberia in 1860 at the age of 69. After his death, Hanson was hailed as a faithful, loyal, and patriotic servant of the young nation, only the second Western-style republic (after Haiti) in the world at that time, by Stephen Allen Benson, then president of Liberia.

  7. John Hanson, so-called first president, dies | November 22 ...

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    John Hanson, so-called first president, dies. On November 22, 1783, John Hanson, the first president of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation, dies in his home state of...

  8. Was John Hanson the First U.S. President? | Snopes.com

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    Image Via Wikipedia. Claim: John Hanson was the first President of the United States of America. Rating: False. About this rating. Here is a prime example of why history is best learned from ...