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List of capitals in the United States

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Washington, D.C. has been the capital of the United States since 1800. Eight other cities have .... Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: May 10, 1775 to December 12, 1776; Henry Fite House...

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

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Jul 16, 2015 ... Ask HISTORY: What was the first capital of the United States? ... As British troops closed in on Philadelphia at the end of 1776, the Continental ...

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

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The following year the Second Continental Congress met at Philadelphia's State- House. Baltimore; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; York, Pennsylvania; and College ...

How Philadelphia lost the nation's capital to Washington

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Jul 16, 2016 ... How Philadelphia lost the nation's capital to Washington ... create a federal district to “become the Seat of the Government of the United States, ...

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

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Jul 15, 2011 ... To placate southern states for accepting Alexander Hamilton's financial ... design the layout of the new capital in DC, but Philadelphia utilized a grid ... as the only place where people across America and around the world can ...

State Capitals and Largest Cities - Infoplease

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

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  ...

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 ...

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

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Jan 16, 2002 ... Where was the first capital of the United States - trivia question ... June 11, 1800 Washington DC took over from Philadelphia as the new capital.

Capital of the United States | Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

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Capital of the United States (Selection of Philadelphia). By Hillary S. Kativa. As the national capital from 1790 to 1800, Philadelphia was the seat of the federal ...

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

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Sep 24, 2009 ... Philadelphia, Pa., was the very first capital. ... York sometimes declares itself the First Capital of the United States because the Articles of ...

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 ... Pennsylvania is located in west Philadelphia, minutes away from the center of.

Capital of the United States Era | Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

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First Bank of the United States, Third and Chestnut Streets (Library of Congress) ... The city also became a capital of African American community-building with ...