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George Washington's Birthday (February 22, 1732)

George Washington's First Inaugural Address (April 30, 1789)

The Bill of Rights (September 9, 1789)

Benjamin Franklin's Petition on the Abolition of Slavery (February 3, 1790)

1800 Electoral Vote Tally (February 11, 1801)

Historical State of the Union Messages (1801, 1862, 1961, 1986)

Ohio Statehood (March 1, 1803)

Alexander Hamilton (July 1, 1804)

Petition of Daniel Boone (January 2, 1810)

Louisiana Statehood (1812)

Creation of the U.S. Capitol Police (May 2, 1828)

Kansas Statehood (January 29, 1861)

Crittenden Compromise Petition (February 6, 1861)

The Homestead Act (May 20, 1862)

West Virginia Statehood (June 20, 1863)

Abraham Lincoln's Nomination of Ulysses S. Grant (February 29, 1864)

Universal Suffrage (January 29, 1866)

Impeachment of Andrew Johnson (February 21, 1868)

Private Land Claim of Luis Mesa (1870)

Claim of Harriet Tubman (1899)

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection (June 9, 1899)

San Francisco Earthquake (April 18, 1906)

Hepburn Rate Bill (May 15, 1906)

Oklahoma Statehood (November 16, 1907)

"The House is in Session:" (April 16, 1908)

Hetch Hetchy Valley (1910-1913)

New Mexico and Arizona Statehood (1912)

1912 Electoral Vote Tally (February 12, 1913)

17th Amendment (April 8, 1913)

Election Certificate of Hattie Caraway (1932)

FDR's "Day of Infamy" Address to Congress (December 8, 1941)

Congress Establishes Thanksgiving (December 26, 1941)

Congress and the Early Exploration of Space (1958)

Hawaii Statehood (August 21, 1959)

Creation of the Peace Corps (1961-2011)

The March on Washington (August 28,1963)

Congress and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (1964)

Congress and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (1965)

The Equal Rights Amendment (June 11, 1970)

Ronald Reagan's Nomination of Sandra Day O'Connor (August 19, 1981)

A tribute to Senator Edward M. Kennedy (1962-2009)

A Tribute to Senator Robert C. Byrd (1917-2010)

A Tribute to Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-HI) (1924-2012)

A Tribute to Ambassador Corinne "Lindy" Claiborne Boggs (D-LA) (1916-2013)

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