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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...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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  ...