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The White House seen from the Washington Monument  

The White House seen from the Washington Monument

Washington, D.C. September 2007

September 30th 2007
We spent a few days in Washington, DC September 26th through the 30th. It was nice to get into town early (around 10 a.m.) because it gave us a chance to drop our bags off at our hotel, The Quincy, and start some sightseeing. We took the Metro from the airport to the station closest to the hotel and we got our first glimpse at freedom in action. Right across from our hotel was a group on strike a ... read more
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American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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