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President of the United States in Congress assembled

President of the United States in Congress assembled is the title given to the presiding member of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation. This was not an executive position, but the presiding title over a legislative body. The limited executive powers exercised under the Articles were handled by committess of congress or agents appointed by the congress as a whole.

List of the presiding officers of the Congress under the Articles of Confederation:

Some of these people, particularly John Hanson who signed hs letter with the tirle added, are sometimes mistakenly called "President of the United States". However, that office did not exist until the ratification of the United States Constitution.



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