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    Congress Dated Facts

  • Henry Clay was the speaker of House of Representatives

  • Congress declared war for first time

  • Capital was rebuilt

  • Congress passed Missouri Compromise

  • Clay asked for another compromise; California to be a free state, and stricter returning runaway laws

  • Lincoln was elected as president

  • South Carolina left the Union

  • Civil War began

  • Government abolished slavery everywhere

  • Crusades and Crusadors were out of fashion

  • FDR became president, Democrates took over government

  • Japan attacked the United States

  • Debates on Civil Rights took place