(1804-1858) Canadian statesman and Deputy Premier.

Robert Baldwin

(1804-1858) Canadian statesman and Deputy Premier.

The Old State House is a historic legislative building located at the intersection of Washington and State Streets in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

The Boston Old State House

The Old State House is a historic legislative building located at the intersection of Washington and…

An illustration of Magnolia Cemetery located in Charleston, South Carolina. Approximately 35,000 people are buried at Magnolia Cemetery, 2,200 of which are Civil War Veterans.  Included in that number are five Confederate generals and fourteen signers of the Ordinance of Succession.

Magnolia Cemetery

An illustration of Magnolia Cemetery located in Charleston, South Carolina. Approximately 35,000 people…

Chillicothe served as the capital of Ohio from the beginning of statehood in 1803 until 1810 when Zanesville became the capital for two years.

Seat of Government at Chillicothe

Chillicothe served as the capital of Ohio from the beginning of statehood in 1803 until 1810 when Zanesville…

The Constitution House in Kingston, New York where the New York constitution was signed.

The Constitution House, Kingston

The Constitution House in Kingston, New York where the New York constitution was signed.

The United States Custom House in Charleston, South Carolina.

The Custom House in Charleston

The United States Custom House in Charleston, South Carolina.

East India House in Leadenhall Street in the City of London in England was the headquarters of the British East India Company. It was rebuilt by the architect Richard Jupp in 1799–1800. Much of India was governed from here until the British government took control of the Company's possessions in India on November 1, 1858. The building was home to the famous ceiling painting, 'The East Offering Its Riches To Britannia', painted by the Italian artist Spiridione Roma in 1778.

The Old East India House

East India House in Leadenhall Street in the City of London in England was the headquarters of the British…

Faneuil Hall in Boston Massachusetts is a marketplace and meeting hall best known for being the site of speeches by Samuel Adams and James Otis.

Faneuil Hall in Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall in Boston Massachusetts is a marketplace and meeting hall best known for being the site…

A woman with scales and a cherub.

Government Appointments

A woman with scales and a cherub.

George Grenville, English government official.

George Grenville

George Grenville, English government official.

The Ohio Statehouse, located in Columbus, Ohio, is the seat of government for the state of Ohio.

The Ohio State Capitol

The Ohio Statehouse, located in Columbus, Ohio, is the seat of government for the state of Ohio.

"But who are the little boys with the silver badges about the size of a half-dollar on their coats, who are running to and fro with letters and papers in their hands? They do not seem to be more than twelve or fifteen years of age. Those are the pages of Congress; they run errands for the congressman; and each receives two dollars and fifty cents a day for his work."—Carpenter, 1898.

A Page

"But who are the little boys with the silver badges about the size of a half-dollar on their coats,…

(1644-1718) William Penn was an English colonist and best known as founder of Pennsylvania.

William Penn

(1644-1718) William Penn was an English colonist and best known as founder of Pennsylvania.

An extemporaneous speaker on the left and a speaker confined to a manuscript on the right.

Public Speaking

An extemporaneous speaker on the left and a speaker confined to a manuscript on the right.

"It is a gorgeous structure decorated with statues, carvings, and gold leaf, situated close by the Thiergarten." —Carpenter, 1902

Reichstag

"It is a gorgeous structure decorated with statues, carvings, and gold leaf, situated close by the Thiergarten."…

A historical ediface in Berlin, Germany. It is the meeting place of the modern German parliament.

The Reichstagsgebäude

A historical ediface in Berlin, Germany. It is the meeting place of the modern German parliament.

An illustration of the state house located in Columbia, South Carolina.

State House

An illustration of the state house located in Columbia, South Carolina.

Born in Taliaferro county, Georgia, Feb. 11, 1812; died in Atlanta, Ga., March 4, 1883. Drew up the minority report on the state of the republic.

Alexander Hamilton Stephens

Born in Taliaferro county, Georgia, Feb. 11, 1812; died in Atlanta, Ga., March 4, 1883. Drew up the…

An illustration of a stadhuis which means town hall in Dutch.

Town Hall

An illustration of a stadhuis which means town hall in Dutch.