37th United States Congress
The Thirty-seventh United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States Senate and the United States House of Represe...
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Confederate Flag Rises Again At South Carolina Statehouse
The group called the flag’s takedown the “greatest treason” in the state’s history on its Facebook event. A year after the controversial rebel banner fell from the Statehouse, the South Carolina Seces...
From Brexit To Texit? Renewed Calls For Texas Secession After EU Vote
Britain's startling decision to leave the European Union has reignited talks of Texas breaking away from the United States..
1861 in the United States
Events from the year 1861 in the United States. This year marked the beginning of the American Civil War.
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1862 in the United States
Events from the year 1862 in the United States.
1862 in the United States - Wikipedia
1863 in the United States
Events from the year 1863 in the United States.
1863 in the United States - Wikipedia
List of United States federal legislation
This is a chronological, but still incomplete, list of United States federal legislation. Congress has enacted approximately 200–600 statutes during each of its 112 biennial terms, so that more than 2...
Secession in the United States
Secession in the United States properly refers to State secession, which is the withdrawal of one or more States from the Union that constitutes the United States; but may loosely refer to cleaving a ...
Secession in the United States - Wikipedia
United States House of Representatives elections, 1860
Elections among the 33 states to the 37th United States Congress of the House of Representatives were held August 1860 through September 1861. Following the presidential election of 1860, Electoral Co...
United States House of Representatives elections, 1860 - Wikipedia
List of special elections to the United States Senate
This is an incomplete list of special elections to the United States Senate. Such elections fill the vacancies that occur when a member of the Senate dies or resigns before the biennial general electi...
List of special elections to the United States Senate - Wikipedia
List of special elections to the United States House of Representatives
This is a list of special elections to the United States House of Representatives. Such elections are called by state governors to fill the vacancies that occur when a member of the House of Represent...
List of special elections to the United States House of Representatives - Wikipedia
List of United States Senate committees
This is a complete list of U.S. congressional committees (standing committees and select or special committees) that are currently operating in the United States Senate. Senators can be a member of mo...
List of United States Senate committees - Wikipedia
List of defunct United States Congressional committees
The United States Congress has operated with more than 1500 standing, special, select, or joint committees over the years.Many committees of these committees are now defunct. In some cases, their resp...
List of defunct United States Congressional committees - Wikipedia
List of United States House of Representatives committees
The United States House of Representatives currently has 21 congressional committees; 20 standing committees and one select committee. All but three committees, the Budget Committee, the Ethics Commit...
List of United States House of Representatives committees - Wikipedia
Confederate Flag Rises Again At South Carolina Statehouse
The group called the flag’s takedown the “greatest treason” in the state’s history on its Facebook event. A year after the controversial rebel banner fell from the Statehouse, the South Carolina Seces...
United States Senate election in New York, 1863
The 1863 United States Senate election in New York was held on February 3, 1863, by the New York State Legislature to elect a U.S. Senator (Class 1) to represent the State of New York in the United St...
United States Senate election in New York, 1863 - Wikipedia
Confiscation Act of 1861
The Confiscation Act of 1861 was an act of Congress during the early months of the American Civil War permitting court proceedings for confiscation of any of property being used to support the Confede...
Militia Act of 1862
The Militia Act of 1862, 12 Stat. 597, enacted July 17, 1862, was legislation enacted by the 37th United States Congress during the American Civil War that allowed African-Americans to parti...
National Bank Act
The National Banking Acts of 1863 and 1864 were two United States federal banking acts that established a system of national banks for banks, and created the United States National Banking System. The...
National Bank Act - Wikipedia
Enrollment Act
The Enrollment Act, 12 Stat. 731, enacted March 3, 1863, also known as the Civil War Military Draft Act, was legislation passed by the United States Congress during the American Civil War to...
Enrollment Act - Wikipedia
List of land-grant universities
This is a list of land-grant colleges and universities, in the United States of America and its associated territories.Land-grant institutions are often categorized as 1862, 1890, and 1994 institution...
List of U.S. county secession proposals
This is a list of county secession proposals in the United States; that is, proposed new counties to be formed from existing counties within a given state. For counties which want to secede from their...
List of U.S. county secession proposals - Wikipedia
Morrill Anti-Bigamy Act
The Morrill Anti-Bigamy Act (37th United States Congress, Sess. 2., ch. 126, 12 Stat. 501) was a federal enactment of the United States Congress that was signed into law on July 8, 1862 by P...
Revenue Act of 1861
The Revenue Act of 1861, formally cited as Act of August 5, 1861, Chap. XLV, 12 Stat. 292, included the first U.S. Federal income tax statute (see Sec.49). The Act, motivated by the need to fund the C...
United States House of Representatives elections, 1862
Elections to the United States House of Representatives were held in 1862, mostly in November, in the middle of President Abraham Lincoln's first term. His Republicans lost 22 seats in Congress, whil...
United States House of Representatives elections, 1862 - Wikipedia
United States Senate elections, 1860
The United States Senate election of 1860 was an election corresponding with Abraham Lincoln's election to the presidency, with the Republican Party gaining control of the United States Senate. As man...
United States Senate elections, 1862
The United States Senate election of 1862 was an election during the American Civil War in which Republicans increased their control of the U.S. Senate. The Republican Party gained three seats, bring...
United States Senate elections, 1862 - Wikipedia
List of United States federal legislation, 1901-2001
This is a chronological, but incomplete, list of United States federal legislation passed by the 57th through 106th United States Congresses, between 1901 and 2001. For the main article on this subjec...
False Claims Act
The False Claims Act (31 U.S.C. §§ 3729–3733, also called the "Lincoln Law") is an American federal law that imposes liability on persons and companies (typically federal contractors) who de...
Pacific Railroad Acts
The "Pacific Railroad Acts" were a series of acts of Congress that promoted the construction of a "transcontinental railroad" (the "Pacific Railroad") in the United States through authorizing the issu...