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    Time Span

  • First Congressional Meeting

    First Congressional meeting happened, only 21 members showed up.
  • Congress sets up its home

    Congress sets up its home at the New York City Hall
  • Henry Clay elected first speaker of the house

  • Congress declares war for the first time

  • Britain burns down the Capitol Building

  • Capitol building rebuilt

  • Missouri Comprimise

    Maine declared a free state, Missouri declared a slave state
  • California declared a free state

  • Civil War Declared

  • Gold dome on Capital Finished

  • Slavery abolished

  • Foul Mouth Joe (Joseph Girney) elected Speaker of the House

  • President Wilson asks to declare war on Germany

  • President announces Pearl harbor in fron of the Capitol

  • Congress declares war on Germany... Again

  • Watergate hearings