D.C., North America, Read About Can't Miss Places

Government in Action–Visiting the Capitol, White House, & State Department

Visiting Washington, D.C. soon? The capital of the United States came to be located on the banks of the Potomac River as the result of a big compromise and some diplomacy displayed by Thomas Jefferson during a dinner at his house (history). Since its humble and swampy beginnings, Washington D.C. has grown into a thriving… Continue reading Government in Action–Visiting the Capitol, White House, & State Department

D.C., North America, Read About Can't Miss Places

Things to Do in D.C.—National Archives and Library of Congress

Things to Do in D.C.--National Archives and Library of Congress As an American historian, there are some sights and cities that I feel compelled to visit—almost as if I'm on a holy quest. Although there are plenty of things to do in Washington, D.C., I want to concentrate on just two historic places—visiting the Library… Continue reading Things to Do in D.C.—National Archives and Library of Congress