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List of capitals in the United States - Wikipedia

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State capitals[edit]. The dates listed in the following table indicate the year in which the city started to continuously serve as the state's sole capital. Most states have changed their capita...

8 Forgotten Capitals of the United States - History in the Headlines

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Jul 16, 2015 ... As stipulated by the Residence Act, Philadelphia served as the temporary capital of the United States of America between 1790 and 1800 while ...

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA Philadelphia was the first capital of the ...

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Philadelphia was the first capital of the United States and is a historical city famous for its cultural and educational institutions. It is a vibrant urban area serving a ...

How Philadelphia lost the nation's capital to Washington

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Jul 16, 2016 ... The Residence Act of July 16, 1790 put the nation's capital in current-day Washington as part of a plan to appease pro-slavery states who ...

The Quick 9: Nine Capitals of the United States | Mental Floss

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Sep 24, 2009 ... Baltimore was briefly the capital when the Continental Congress decided it would be best to get out of Philadelphia since the British were ...

Philadelphia: Capitol of the United States During the American ...

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Philadelphia was the capitol of the United States until Washington, DC was established in December, 1800. It housed both Continental Congresses and the  ...

Capital of the United States Era | Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, where the U.S. Constitution was drafted in 1787, served as the nation's capital for one decade in the 1790s. It was a decade of nation-building in .

Capital of the United States | Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

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As the national capital from 1790 to 1800, Philadelphia was the seat of the federal government for a short but crucial time in the new nation's history. How and ...

Where was the first capital of the United States? - FunTrivia.com

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Jan 16, 2002 ... As part of a compromise, it was decided that the capital would move to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1791 for ten years and then to a suitable ...

Philadephia: America's Capital, 1774-1800 - Philadelphia Reflections

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The Continental Congress met in Philadelphia from 1774 to 1788. Next, the new republic had its capital here from 1790 to 1800. Thoroughly Quaker ...

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State Capitals and Largest Cities - Infoplease

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The following table lists the capital and largest city of every state in the United States. State, Capital, Largest city ... Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Philadelphia.

Why did the U.S. Capital move from Philadelphia to D.C.?

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Jul 15, 2011 ... And tomorrow will be a painful reminder of how, I, the City of Philadelphia, lost my title as nation's capital to that young upstart, Washington, ...

U.S. Senate: Nine Capitals of the United States

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The following year the Second Continental Congress met at Philadelphia's ... from place to place until a permanent capital was established in Washington, D.C. ...