Introduction to Consensus Building
Hear former Representative Lee Hamilton introduce the topic of consensus building in Congress.
The Consensus-Building Process & the Compromise of 1790
Examine primary source documents from the Library of Congress that illustrate how Congress reached consensus in deciding where to locate the nation's Capital.
Explore key compromises reached by Congress over the years - decisions that show the importance of reaching common ground among the different perspectives in our diverse country.
Virtual Congress: The Legislative Process
Learn about the legislative process in this virtual world replica of the U.S. Congress, with a particular emphasis on hearing diverse views and developing consensus.