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Washington D.C. By: Payton. History. In 1790 President Washington selected land for a place for the government. chose land from Maryland and Virginia. Pierre L’Enfant took the 100 square mile area and made it into the city of Washington D.C. President Washington. Location.

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Washington D.C.

By: Payton


History

History

  • In 1790 President Washington selected land for a place for the government.

  • chose land from Maryland and Virginia.

  • Pierre L’Enfant took the 100 square mile area and made it into the city of Washington D.C.

President Washington


Location

Location

  • South of Maryland

  • North of Virginia

  • 67 square miles divided into quadrants with US Capitol Building in the center

Northwest

Northeast

Southwest

Southeast


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How to Get There

Driving time 18 hours, 20 minutes

Flying time 3 hours, 30 minutes


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DC Statistics

  • Population 572,000 – about the same as Halifax.

  • Male 47% and Female 53%.

  • White people 31%, Black people 60%, and Hispanic people 8%.


Tourist attractions

Tourist Attractions

  • White House – where the President of U.S.A, George Bush, lives.

  • World War II Memorial - place to remember men who fought in World War Two.

  • U.S Capital Building – the government works there

  • Lincoln Memorial – a place that celebrates great accomplishments in the country

World War 11 Monument

World War 11 Memorial

Lincoln Memorial


Sports

Sports

  • NHL – Washington Capitals – MCI Center

  • MLB – Washington Nationals – RFK Stadium

  • NFL – Washington Redskins – Fed Ex Field

  • NBA – Washington Wizards – MCI Center


Conclusion

Conclusion

I picked this topic because I had such a good time visiting my friend Ryan who moved there. I enjoyed seeing Ryan and attending an NHL and NFL game.


References

References

  • http://www.google.ca/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi&q=


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