Washington: the making of the American capital

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Washington, D.C., is home to the most influential power brokers in the world. But how did we come to call D.C.-a place one contemporary observer called a mere swamp "producing nothing except myriads of toads and frogs (of enormous size)," a district that was strategically indefensible, captive to the politics of slavery, and a target of unbridled land speculation-our nation's capital?
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display_description From the acclaimed author of "Bound for Canaan" comes a major work of American history on the astonishing compromises and alliances involved in making Washington, D.C., the capital of the new nation..
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subject_facet United States -- Capital and capitol -- History -- 18th century, Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 18th century, Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government -- To 1878
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