Civics Shorts: Washington, D.C.
Podcast |
Civics 101
Media Type |
audio
Categories Via RSS |
Government
Publication Date |
Jul 30, 2021
Episode Duration |
00:10:35

Our federal capital, Washington, D.C., is a unique part of the United States. Washington, D.C. was established by the Constitution, and its exact location selected by President George Washington in 1790. Its status as a district rather than a state gives it a distinctive governing structure that has often been a source of contention for its residents. But it’s also a place of great beauty, monumental architecture, and history.

This story was produced by Mitch Scacchi

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