Today I’ll be talking about the history of the capitol city of the United States of America, Washington D.C. The capitol was moved during the early 1800s, right when Thomas Jefferson was appointed president(1800-1808). 480 more words
The first time I visited the National Mall as a child, I was disappointed to find out that it was not a shopping mall. I have since gained an appreciation for the majestic vistas offered by the sidewalks and grass lawn of the National Mall.
It’s probably a bit cliche to write about gratitude during this week, but after reading further about the history of this national holiday, it seemed imperative, at least for a moment or two, to contemplate the idea of gratitude. 252 more words