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    Antonio B. Won Pat

    Antonio B. Won Pat and Francisco B. Leon Guerrero were the Guam delegates sent to Washington in 1950.

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    Guam Congress

    Francisco B. Leon Guerrero, fourth from left, and Antonio B. Won Pat, far right, were the delegates sent to Washington to push for the Organic Act for Guam, 1950.

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    Gov. Bradley Signs Bill of Rights, 1930

    In 1930, Gov. Captain Willis Winter Bradley proclaimed a Bill of Rights for Guam modeled after the first Ten Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

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    Guam Representatives Lobby for Citizenship

    Francisco B. Leon Guerrero, shown here on the right, lobbied for citizenship twice. The first was in 1936 and in 1949, which was a successful round due to national press coverage and President Truman. Baltazar J. Bordallo is at left.

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    Senator Millard Tydings

    Senator Millard Tydings, a Democrat from Maryland, introduced citizenship legislation for Guam in Congress in 1936 with Senator Gibson, a firm supporter of Guam.

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    Senator Ernest Gibson

    Senator Ernest Gibson, a Vermont Republican, introduced in Congress citizenship legislation for Guam in 1936. He was a great supporter of Guam, and took personal care of the island’s delegates when they visited Washington DC.

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    President Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Baltazar J. Bordallo and Francisco B. Leon Guerrero presented gifts to President Roosevelt and spent an hour with him, mostly engrossed in a discussion about fishing. Afterwards, the President wished the delegates luck in their endeavor to get citizenship.

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    The Leaders and Followers

    The people of Guam were electing mayors in the 1800's. In Dumont d' Urville's rendition of the Chamorros, he describes them as mayors, wealthy merchants, townsmen and hunters. He visited Guam in 1839.

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    Seaton Schroeder

    Governor Seaton Schroeder's term on Guam (1901-1903) was a time of building.

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    Guam Congress

    The Guam Congress was organized by Governor Roy Smith (1916-1918) to be an advisory board to chief executive. Some of the congressional members were also members of the YMLG.

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