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Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth -most .... Philadelphia served as the temporary capital of the United States, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 .

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  ...

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

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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 ...

A Brief History of the President's House in Philadelphia - USHistory.org

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A mansion at 6th & Market Streets in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania served as the .... In 1790, Philadelphia was named the national capital for a ten-year period ...

A New National Capital: Washington, D.C. [ushistory.org]

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President Washington first took office in New York City, but, when reelected in 1792, the capital had already moved to Philadelphia where it would remain for a  ...

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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, ...

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

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Sep 24, 2009 ... Philly has been home to Congress sessions on six separate occasions, making it the most frequent U.S. capital (although not the longest-used ...

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 ...