History of the Early Republic

The History of the Capitol Building

From Dailyhistory.org: Early in the United States’ history, the Capitol Building, or United States Capitol, was authorized and built in the US’s newly formed capital in Washington D.C. It was to serve as the seat of the US government’s legislative… Read More ›

Who were the Know Nothings?

From Dailyhistory.org: The second American political party system is generally considered to have begun with Andrew Jackson’s election to the presidency in 1828 and ended in 1860 when Abraham Lincoln was elected to the highest office in the land. The… Read More ›