Book: Educator Resource Series - Origins & Early Days of the U.S. Marshals
Origins & Early Days of the U.S. Marshals is a 32 page collection of primary and secondary source materials focusing on the founding of the U.S. Marshals in 1789 through the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. The guide contains information on the original marshals, the Whiskey Rebellion, the Sedition Act of 1798, and more. It includes documents such as the Judiciary Act of 1789, George Washington’s original nominations to the Senate for the positions of Judge, District Attorney, and U.S. Marshal, and the letter announcing the Marshals will conduct the first census in 1790.