The Most Approved Plan: The Competition for the Capitol's Design


  • Sep 2 2010 12:16 AM

    John Garrett


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This site, offered by the Library of Congress, compiles texts and images to illustrate the complicated process that the Founding Fathers faced while building the National Capitol Building. Plans, architectural drawings, and images of presidential statues are included. This site is referenced in the EDSITEment lesson "A Landmark Lesson: The United States Capitol Building."

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    Grade: TK/K to 12

    Topics: American Democracy, United States History, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Visual Arts, History-Social Science


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