Congress Timeline

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    Congress Timeline

  • Henry Clay became first speaker

  • Congress declared war for the first time

  • Capital Rebuilt

  • First Great Crisis

  • Congress passed the Missouri Compromise

  • Clay, Webster, and Calhoun passed a compromise

  • Sentaor Jefferson Davis rose to speak

  • Congress passed amendment abolishing slavery

  • Congress voted to impeach president

  • Woodrow Wilson asks for a declaration of war against Germany

  • First women took seat - Genette Brankin

  • Labor Management Hearings

  • Congress and counry very conservative