The Timeline of Congress
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March 4, 1789 First United States Congress The first United States Congress met in New York City.
March 4, 1789 First United States Congress the first congress was delayed for weeks before the first quorum was reached.
December 15th 1791 Bill of Rights 1st ten amendments to the US constitution to protect citizens.
September 18, 1793 Capitol Groundbreaking In Washington D.C, the final brick of the Capitol building was placed by George Washingtonl
April 30th,1803 Louisiana Purchase Congress purchased the Louisiana territory from France.
May 20, 1864 Kansas-Nebraska Act In 1854, Congress passed the act. This act promoted "popular sovereignty" among new states being admitted to the Union.
December 6, 1865 13th Amendment Ratified The 13th AMENDMENT which outlawed slavery throughout the United States.
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