Annapolis as the Seat of Congress 1783

Kenneth Bowling, history professor at George Washington University talked about the relocation of Congress from Princeton, New Jersey to… read more

Kenneth Bowling, history professor at George Washington University talked about the relocation of Congress from Princeton, New Jersey to Annapolis, Maryland in 1783. He stated that the plan to move Congress was proposed by Baltimore citizens who believed it would bring more money to their city, and would serve as an excellent site to house Congress while the construction of a federal city was being planned. The 2012 Continental Congress Festival in Annapolis, Maryland hosted this hour long event. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Annapolis as the Seat of Congress 1783

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Program ID:
309570-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Annapolis, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Feb 2, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 17, 2013

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  • Feb 02, 2013 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 03, 2013 | 4:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 04, 2013 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 16, 2013 | 5:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 17, 2013 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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