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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baghdad

Baghdad is the capital of Iraq. The population of Baghdad, as of 2016, is approximately .... They chose a site north of the Sassanid capital of Ctesiphon ( and also just ... to found, where I am to live, and where my descendants will reign afterward". ..... in Baghdad that was once a popular honeymoon spot for newlywed Iraqis.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tallahassee,_Florida

Tallahassee /ˌtæləˈhæsi/ is the capital of the U.S. state of Florida. It is the county seat and ... It is also home to Florida A&M University, one of the country's largest historically black universities by total enrollment. ...... WBXT-LD (SonLife) channel 43.1; WCTV (CBS) channel 6.1 (Decades/My Network TV) channel 6.2 ...

www.city-data.com/us-cities/The-South/Washington-D-C-History.html

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

washington.org/DC-information/washington-dc-history

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 ...

www.clotureclub.com/2012/06/why-did-they-chose-dc-to-build-the-capitol-building

What was Congress thinking and why did they chose this place to build the ... However, in my research, there is no specific mention that George Washington 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 , ...

mentalfloss.com/article/22848/quick-9-nine-capitals-united-states

Sep 24, 2009 ... In fact, nine different cities across the country have served as the nation's capital at one ... Baltimore was briefly the capital when the Continental Congress decided it ... Trenton, N.J., would have been my choice of capitals just based on where ... He chose D.C. for its spot on the Potomac and to somewhat ...

www.ushistory.org/us/20d.asp

The Louisiana Purchase and rapid western expansion were crucial developments during the early republic. But attention there can misleadingly suggest that the ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/a-brief-history-of-pierre-lenfant-and-washington-dc-39487784

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.

www.nps.gov/nr/travel/wash/dc76.htm

The United States Capitol is among the most symbolically important and ... The Capitol, which was started in 1793, has been through many construction phases. .... System or through the office of one your Senators or your Representative.