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Video Q's: The Congress
Terms in this set (16)
Who said, "If men were angels, no government would be necessary?"
Who said, "In America, the people govern..."
How many congressmen have gone on to be president?
The first congress met in which city?
New York City
Who was the first speaker of the house?
What was the original salary set for George Washington?
Where was the second capital located?
Who was elected speaker of the house in 1811?
What year did Congress vote to go to war for the first time?
What was stated as the topics of the two "great questions" in early American history?
Civil rights and growth
What year was the capital building rebuilt?
What was the name if the compromise in 1820?
Which former president went back to serve in the house?
John Quincy Adams
Who was known as "the great compromiser"?
Who gave up the vice- presidency to go back to the senate to lead the southern cause.
John C. Calhoun
Who was the first member of congress to "lie in state" at the rotunda?
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