Important Dates in Congress

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  • The first meeting of Congress ever

  • Congress settled on the banks of the Patomic

  • Congress declared war for the first time

  • The Capital was rebuilt

  • The Missouri Compromise was passed

  • California decided to be a free or slave state

  • Lincoln was elected President

  • Civil War began

  • Slavery was abolished

  • President asked for a declaration of war against Germany

  • Attack of Pearl Harbor

  • Watergate hearings

  • Cole's birth date