On This Date September 5, 1774- Philadelphia becomes the first capital of the United States

September 5, 1774 –   At the meeting of the first Continental Congress at Carpenters Hall, Philadelphia becomes the first
capital of the United States, and twelve of the thirteen American colonies adopt a trade embargo against Great Britain

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Sep 05 2024

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