Why the U.S. Capitol is in D.C. and not Philly — Mistakes Were Made

During the Revolutionary War, the U.S. Congress met and did business at the Pennsylvania State House a.k.a. Independence Hall in Philadelphia. The building is better known as the building where the Declaration of Independence and Consitution was debated and signed at. Under the Articles of Confederation, which was the supreme law at the time (the U.S. Consitution was not yet…