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    #1

    a capital or the capital

    "When the 1st Congress agreed to build the capital/a capital??? on the banks of the Potomac, land was ceded to the federal government by two states, Maryland and Virginia."

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    Re: a capital or the capital

    The capital. It was a specific one, the capital of the new United States.

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