Congress Timeline

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    Congress Timeline

  • Henry Clay became first speaker.

  • Congress Declared War For The First Time

  • The Capital Was Rebuilt

  • Congress Passed the Missouri Compromise

  • Clay, Webster, and Calhoun, passed a compromise.

  • Jefferson Davis rose to speak in Congress

  • Disagreement and the Civil War caused another Congress to be built in Montgomery Alabama

  • The Dome Was Finished

  • Congress passed amendment abolishing slavery

  • Congress voted to impeach President Johnson

  • Woodrow Wilson asked Congress for a declaration of war against Germany

  • Congress declared war on Japan, Jennette Brankin was the only one to say no.