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...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
Jul 15, 2011 ... To placate southern states for accepting Alexander Hamilton's ... to design the
layout of the new capital in DC, but Philadelphia utilized a grid plan long before
that—in 1682! .... Podcast: A new look at America's founding.
Nine Capitals of the United States. ... The following year the Second Continental
Congress met at Philadelphia's State-House. ... Washington, U.S. Capitol.
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 (Selection of Philadelphia). By Hillary S. Kativa. As
the national capital from 1790 to 1800, Philadelphia was the seat of the federal ...
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 ...
Philadelphia was the capitol of the United States until Washington, DC was
established in December, 1800. It housed both Continental Congresses and the