The history of the United States Capitol Building begins in 1793. Since then, the U.S. Capitol has been built, burnt, rebuilt, extended and restored. The U.S. Capitol that we see in Washington, D.C., today is the result of several major periods of construction.
Charles van Onselen on 'Nongoloza' Mathebula. Introduction. Modern South Africa's industrial achievements are often pointed to with considerable pride — sometimes by outsiders, but more frequently by the powerful or privileged within the country.
The Flat Rock community illustrates the rich and dynamic history of African-Americans in the Heritage Area. A small geographical area south of Interstate 20, the Flat Rock community began as a agricultural community bounded by three small slave-holding farms: The South, Lyon and Johnson Farms.
Washington, D.C.: Washington, D.C., capital of the United States, coextensive with the District of Columbia, located on the northern shore of the Potomac River. Often referred to simply as D.C., the city is an international metropolis, a picturesque tourist destination, and an unmatched treasury of the country's history and artifacts.
Explore Museum highlights, from dinosaurs to diamonds, on this self-guided tour. For free guided tours during your visit, check tour listings.. For turn-by-turn navigation during your visit, as well as behind-the-scenes stories about exhibits, quizzes, and more, download the Museum's free Explorer app.
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General Minnesota State History. Humans first came to Minnesota during the last ice age, following herds of large game as glaciers melted. Long before the first Europeans arrived, Indians from as far away as 1,000 miles came to make ceremonial pipes from soft read pipestone carved from sacred quarries.