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December 27, 1784: Francis Asbury is ordained superintendent of the Methodist Church in America. He later took the title "bishop," against the wishes of John Wesley (see issue 2: John Wesley and issue 45: Camp Meetings and Circuit Riders).
December 27, 1899: American temperance leader Carry Nation wrecks her first saloon in Medicine Lodge, Kansas.
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