Study Guide

Legislative Branch (Congress) History

The Sumner-Brooks Affair

Pro-slavery congressman Preston Brooks attacked antislavery Senator Charles Sumner on floor of...

Sex Scandals in Congress

On 11 June 2007, Idaho Senator Larry Craig—a conservative Republican who had long...

Clay, Webster & Calhoun: The Great Triumvirate

People love to bash politicians. And Congress is full of politicians (535 of them, to be exact),...