Governor Charles Pinckney: An American Founding Father

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Governor Charles Pinckney was an American Founding Father who was the 37th governor of South Carolina. Through 1784 to 1787 he served in the Continental Congress. Charles also signed the U.S. Constitution, served in the Congress to push voting rights for all white men, and he contributed to the Fugitive Slave. In 1780 he was a member of the State House of Representatives. He supported efforts to improve the congress, and he was apart of a Congressional Committee that recommended seven of the amendments to the articles. When the national government’s financial support was being threatened to be taken away Charles and three other members of the Congress were sent to influence them not to conceal the funds. Even though Charles was one of the

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