The history of Washington, Washington, Washington, Washington,USA

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Washington. History razvivajushhego was founded in 1791 the name of the city was in honor of the first President of the United States of America George Washington. Plan for the new city was developed with the joint participation of the famous French engineer P. Langfang and US statesmen Thomas Jefferson 1790-1793. in the project Washington was a city with clear lines of streets arranged in a rectangle. This strict laconic project was added and avenues Avenue stretches diagonally and leading to the main buildings of the city.

In 1800, when Washington was officially declared the capital of the USA was moved here from Philadelphia presidential residence and the U.S. Congress and a number of large government agencies. All the organs of the state political Department are in the capital until the present time.Many of the larger buildings of the capital began to be erected in the 1790s and early 1800s, But in 1812 when the U.S.

and Britain, war broke out in Washington DC was invaded by British forces which caused huge damage to the city. The building was destroyed and burnt partially or completely, but at the end of hostilities in 1814, the industry started to recover and the houses began to be rebuilt.In the second half of the nineteenth century in a period of rapid development of capitalism in Washington began to build large industrial enterprises. The victory of the North in the U.S. Civil war 1861-1865 gg.

led to the destruction of slavery and the rapid development of capitalism in the big cities of the country including in Washington. Gaining strength the trade Union movement in 1881 in the capital began to act American Federation of labor and in 1905 the trade Union organization Industrial workers of the world. In 1917-1918, the United States was embroiled in the First world war and part of Washington residents participated in the fighting on the side of the Entente troops. After the war, when the USA took the leading position in the global economy, the credibility of Washington in political circles in the West has become much stronger.In Washington repeatedly held international conferences. The most appreciable trace in history, left the Washington conference of 1921-1922, in which participated a number of European States United Kingdom France Belgium Netherlands Portugal Italy as well as Japan and China.

The conference yielded very favorable for the United States, decisions about allocation of military forces in the Pacific.In 1929-1933. the city suffered from the economic crisis engulfing the whole country and caused a sharp drop in the level of capitalist production and rising unemployment among the citizens. The government of Roosevelt located in Washington and vigorously.

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