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The State Capitol Building

February 23rd 2011
This is the tallest capitol building in the United States, not the largest as that's in Texas but it is the tallest. It is also unusual in that it was designed in the art deco style rather than classical. It was commissioned by former Governor Huey P Long but he never had a chance to really use it as he was assassinated on the day that it opened. I love the interior detailing but my only wish ... 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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