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Video Clip: The District of Columbia and the Compromise of 1790


At Jones Point, in Alexandria, Virginia, author Michael Lee Pope talked about the city of Alexandria, Virginia and the creation of the nation's capital. He explained the Compromise of 1790 between Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and Alexander Hamilton which dealt with state debt and the location of the capital.

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  • Alexander Hamilton
  • District Of Columbia
  • Elbridge Gerry
  • James Madison
  • Retroceded
  • Thomas Jefferson