Continental congress


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  • NYC Hall, 1st Congress of US met

  • Congress moved to Bank of Patomic

    President at the time was John Adams
  • First declaration ajourned no tax for war

  • Capitol building rebuilt after British burned the building

  • Missouri Compromise

  • Clay Compromise

  • Abraham Loncoln becomes President

  • Senator Jefferson Davis gives an important speech

  • Start of Civil War

  • Abolition of Slavery

  • Dome on Capitol finished

  • Declaration of War against Germany

  • Pearl Harbor

  • Watergate