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 ›
History of the Early Republic
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 ›
George Washington and the Building of the Capitol
By Robert P. Watson on History News Network The idea of a capital had been debated since the start of the war, but with little progress. For instance, the Continental Congress moved from one temporary capital to another. Needless to… Read More ›