The Impact of Congress looks at the work of the First Congress, 1789-91, and its impact on the country over the years. In this module you will learn about eleven of the First Congress’s most important accomplishments through primary source images and documents – accomplishments that still have a major impact on our country today. Then you will pick a later session of Congress and explore and analyze its accomplishments.
- Editorial Cartoons, Interactives, Media, Photography, Primary Sources, Research (Digests of Primary Sources), Timelines, Video
- Subject: Legislative Branch/Congress
- Grades: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12