"Thomas Francis Bayard was born in Wilmington, Del., October 29, 1828." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Thomas F. Bayard

"Thomas Francis Bayard was born in Wilmington, Del., October 29, 1828." —The Popular Cyclopedia,…

Thomas Hart Benton (3/14/1784 - 4/10/1858) was a U.S. Senator from Missouri and a staunch advocate of westward expansion of the United States. He served in the Senate from 1821 to 1851, becoming the first member of that body to serve five terms. Benton was an architect and champion of westward expansion by the United States, a case that became known as the Manifest Destiny.

Thomas Benton

Thomas Hart Benton (3/14/1784 - 4/10/1858) was a U.S. Senator from Missouri and a staunch advocate of…

Senate in Session.

Congress

Senate in Session.

(1808-1889) President of the Confederate States of America. US Senator from Mississippi

Jefferson Davis

(1808-1889) President of the Confederate States of America. US Senator from Mississippi

The United States seal of the Senate.

Senate

The United States seal of the Senate.

A picture of the Senate Chamber in Washington D.C.

Senate Chamber

A picture of the Senate Chamber in Washington D.C.

The state senate chamber at the capital of Mississippi, Jackson.

Senate Chamber at Jackson, Miss.

The state senate chamber at the capital of Mississippi, Jackson.

"Charles Sumner was a United States Senator from Massachusetts involved in the fight for Kansas."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Charles Sumner

"Charles Sumner was a United States Senator from Massachusetts involved in the fight for Kansas."—E.…

"Ex-Senator Allen G. Thurman, of Ohio, a gentleman held in the highest esteem by both political parties, and a statesman of learning, experience, and lift character, is a native of the state of Virgina." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Allen G. Thurman

"Ex-Senator Allen G. Thurman, of Ohio, a gentleman held in the highest esteem by both political parties,…

This illustration shows a presentation to the United States Senate.

United States Senate

This illustration shows a presentation to the United States Senate.