State capitals. 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...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 following table lists the capital and largest city of every state in the United
States. State, Capital, Largest city ... Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Philadelphia.
The Continental Congress met in Philadelphia from 1774 to 1788. Next, the new
republic had its capital here from 1790 to 1800. Thoroughly Quaker ...
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
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 was the capitol of the United States until Washington, DC was
established in December, 1800. It housed both Continental Congresses and the