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Damascus is the capital and the largest city of Syria after Aleppo prior to the civil war. It is now ..... Now the name of Abraham is even still famous in the country of Damascus; .... You should ac...

Washington, D.C.: History - George Washington Chooses Capitals Site

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George Washington Chooses Capital's Site. When the .... 2001 terrorist attacked that rocked the country and especially Washington, D.C. and New York City.

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

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Jul 15, 2011 ... ... Congress chose as the permanent capital the as-yet-unbuilt District of Columbia, ... It made me the capital for ten years while a permanent spot was ... Our baseball pitchers are so impressive they have a group nickname, R2C2. ... From the founding of Pennsylvania Hospital, the country's first, in 1751, ...

The History of Washington, DC | Washington.org

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Founded in 1790, the nation's capital has been a dynamic city with plenty of highs ... President George Washington chose the exact site along the Potomac and ...

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. ... He chose D.C. for its spot on the Potomac and to somewhat appease James Madison and ...

A Brief History of Pierre L'Enfant and Washington, D.C. | Arts ...

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Apr 30, 2008 ... How one Frenchman's vision became our capital city. ... President Washington chose an area of land measuring 100 square miles ... instead of reserving the grandest spot for the leader's palace as was .... Benjamin Banneker is not the only black person whose contributions to this country has been hidden.

SparkNotes: George Washington: The Presidency, First Term

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... the site for the future capital of Washington, D.C. He chose a spot on the banks of the Potomac, ... In his first term Washington also made two tours of the new country. ... Readers' Notes allow users to add their own analysis and insights to our ...

Why did they choose DC to build the Capitol building? | ClotureClub ...

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What was Congress thinking and why did they chose this place to build the ... picked the exact spot of the U.S. Capitol Building, but he did have to approve it. ... in the civil administration of his country have been as conspicuous and beneficial , ...

The Mall - American Studies @ The University of Virginia

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Congressional leaders decided to create a capital de novo, on a site at the ... them of deliberately deciding on the spot where their capital should be fixed" (qtd. in Kite, ... in planning the new capital of the democratic republic, L'Enfant chose as his .... "The importance of the Smithsonian Institution in the centre of...

George Washington is elected president - Feb 04, 1789 - HISTORY ...

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... Vernon to his inauguration in New York without his wife, Martha, who chose to stay at home. ... Get This Day In History every morning in your inbox! ... the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, and in the Capitol of. .... The Thai contingent, which had first arrived in country in the fall of 1967, had been ...

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The White House - Fact Monster

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Choosing a City. In the late 1700s, it was decided that our country needed a capital city. Our first president, George Washington, picked ... This spot would come to be called Washington, District of Columbia. Pierre L'Enfant, a city planner from ...

The Founding of Washington D.C., United States | Building the World

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It was decided that Congress would award Philadelphia the capital for ten years, after ... with others, in discussion about locating a capital for the new country, canals ... of deliberately deciding on the spot where their capital city should be fixed.