How did Washington DC become capital of america?
- conley39Lv 72 months ago
By an act of Congress which established a Federal District in 1790. It was a compromise between the interests of the northern and southern states.
- StephenWeinsteinLv 72 months ago
Jefferson and Hamilton made a deal to move it from Philadelphia to the South. Congress decide to have it be on a section of the Potomac, but let George Washington pick the exact location. He picked the one that was closest to his home.
- SSP Bowl DudeLv 72 months ago
Article 1 section 8 of the Constitution