History of the United States Capitol

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1792, L Enfant, William Thornton, Congress, Referat, Hausaufgabe, History of the United States Capitol
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History of the United States Capitol Begun in 1793, the United States Capitol has been built, burnt, rebuilt, extended, and restored. The Capitol that we see today is the result of several major periods of construction; it stands as a monument to the ingenuity, determination, and skill of the American people. Before 1791, the federal government had no permanental site. The early Congresses met in eight different cities: Philadelphia, Baltimore, Lancaster, York, Princeton, Annapolis, Trenton, and New York City. As you can see there was a need of a permanent seat of government and a capital. So Pierre Charles LEnfant was given the order to construct the capital and to select a site for the Congress House in 1791. He announced a competition for design for Capitol which William Thornton won. ...

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