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A capital capital city, 1790-1814

Author: Suzanne Hilton
Publisher: New York : Atheneum ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
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Provides a look at the planning, people, and process involved in the establishment of Washington, D.C., and describes the first twenty-five years of its growth.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Hilton
ISBN: 0689316410 9780689316418
OCLC Number: 24375233
Description: 156 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A Capital city on paper --
A City comes to life --
What the inspectors saw --
The Adamses move in --
Curious happenings: a free press and a strange election --
Thomas Jefferson's city --
The City gets a mayor --
Changes and surprises in the city --
The City of James and Dolley Madison --
Rumors and red rockets --
The Enemy creeps closer --
The City almost dies --
Rebirth.
Responsibility: Suzanne Hilton.

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