The U.S. Capitol: The Seat of Congress
U.S. Congress was formed concurrently with the United States through the ratification of the Constitution. This unified body of lawmakers, composed of the Senate and House of Representatives, makes legislative decisions for the nation. Readers will learn essential information about this government institution, its historic home, and how its history has affected the operations of the modern U.S. government. Historical images, fascinating fact boxes, and insightful, accessible text provide students with the knowledge they need about this beautiful building and the legislators within.