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History of Washington, D.C.

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The history of Washington, D.C., is tied to its role as the capital of the United States. Originally ..... On April 14, 1865, just days after the end of the war, Lincoln was shot in Ford's Theat...

Washington, D.C.: History - George Washington Chooses Capital's ...

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When the U.S. Congress sought a new capital for the young United States in the late eighteenth century, it chose an obscure piece of undeveloped swampland on the Potomac River. ... 2001 terrorist attacked that rocked the country and especially Washington, D.C. and New York City. ... Discuss this city on our active forum.

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 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.

History of the U.S. Capitol Building | Architect of the Capitol | United ...

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However, because the Aquia Creek sandstone used earlier had already deteriorated noticeably, he chose to use marble for the exterior. For the veneer, Walter ...

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Jul 5, 2010 ... Between Maryland and Virginia, Congress chose. To be the spot for the country's headquarters. President ... Originally, our nation's capital

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

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Campaign Spot: Jimmy Carter's Bio (1976) ... Get This Day In History every morning in your inbox! ... the fourth day of February, in 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 part of the Free World...

Strategies That Fit Emerging Markets - Harvard Business Review

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When choosing strategies, therefore, executives need to figure out how the product, .... If a country's capital markets are open to foreign investors, financial ... An attractive industry in your home market may turn out to be unattractive in ... The five contexts (below) can help companies spot the institutional voids in any count...

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 ...

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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. ... In fact, nine different cities across the country have served as the nation's capital at one point or ... But don't think that our early politicians were just slacking off an enjoying a pint or ... He chose D.C. for its spot on the Potomac and to somewhat appeas...