States and Their Presidents

From the beginning the Founders were opposed to a lot of centralized government. Not all that surprising as they just threw off a monarchy. The Confederation was conceived as a loose group of semi-independent states, working in cooperation with each other. But not having a true Central government meant that states were getting into […]


a pennsylvania farm

Harrisburg is the capital.

Official state site of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania became a state on December 12, 1787, the second state to do so. The 13 colonies became states by ratifying the Constitution. Later states were admitted by action of Congress.

One of the Original 13 colonies, with 18 Representatives. (All states have 2 Senators. […]

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The States and the Constitution

States and the Constitution


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