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20 Common “Facts” About America that Way Too Many People Believe

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2. Washington DC was NOT always the capital of the United States

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The capital of the United States was initially Philadelphia after which a number of other cities were selected to be the capital. Some of these are Baltimore, Annapolis, Trenton, and even the Big Apple, New York City – they all took turns being the heart of the counrty, before settling for the present one. Washington was therefore not always the capital.

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