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APRIL 20

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1818 Congress Approves President Monroe's Call for Protectionist Tariff Legislation U.S. Congress President James Monroe Economics History Channel
1863 Federal Ships Capture a British Blockade Runner and a Quantity of Cotton at Apalachicola, Florida Apalachicola, Florida American Civil War Naval Military History Florida Historical Society
1888 The Metlakahtla Post Office Is Established on Alaska's Annette Island Metlakatla, Alaska U.S. Postal Service Alaska Historical Society
1914 Colorado Militia Massacre Striking Coal Miners and Their Families Colorado Labor Death History Channel
1979 The Federation of South African Trade Unions (FOSATU) is Founded South Africa Labor South African History

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