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United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)

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View Resource History of the United States Capitol

Change and growth have ultimately been the threads that bind the Capitol's history together. As the nation grew, so did Congress and the Capitol. As a result, the Capitol has been a continual work in progress for more than 200 years. This history site was created by architectural historian William C. Allen and is sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. This document...
View Resource The Capitol Project

This metasite from the University of Virginia American Studies Program uses the physical presence of the Capitol building in the Washington, DC area as an organizing principle for over 80 sites dealing with American history, government, and culture. Visitors can take a virtual tour of the Capitol, examining its architecture and detailing while linking with sites that offer thorough narratives of...