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Philly Paus Essay Outline

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Philadelphia – largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the second largest city on the East Coast of the United States, and the fifth-most-populous city in the United States.[1] It is located in the Northeastern United States along the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, and it is the only consolidated city-county in Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 Census, the city had a population of 1,526,006,[2] growing to 1,547,607 in 2012 by Census estimates.[3][4] Philadelphia is the economic and cultural center of the Delaware Valley, home to over 6 million people and the country's sixth-largest metropolitan area.

General information[edit]

Geography of Philadelphia[edit]

  • Philadelphia is: a city in the state of Pennsylvania, in the United States
  • Atlas of Philadelphia
  • Population of Philadelphia
    • 2010 U.S. Census: 1,526,006 people
    • 2000 U.S. Census: 1,517,550 people (to see why the city shrank, see White flight)
    • 1950 U.S. Census: 2,071,605 people
  • Land area of Philadelphia: 134.101 sq mi

Location of Philadelphia[edit]

Environment of Philadelphia[edit]

Landforms of Philadelphia[edit]

Areas of Philadelphia[edit]

Districts of Philadelphia[edit]

Neighborhoods in Philadelphia[edit]

Locations in Philadelphia[edit]

Demographics of Philadelphia[edit]

Demographics of Philadelphia

Law and government in Philadelphia[edit]

History of Philadelphia[edit]

History of Philadelphia, by period[edit]

  • History of the area before the founding of Philadelphia
  • Province of Pennsylvania
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Construction of Pennsylvania State House completed (1753) – built for the colonial legislature of the Province of Pennsylvania. It was the building in which the United States was born. Now it is known as Independence Hall.
  • American Revolution
    • First Continental Congress
    • Second Continental Congress (1775-1787) – headquartered in Independence Hall, in Philadelphia, the Congress acted as the de facto national government of what became the United States, by raising armies, directing strategy, appointing diplomats, and making formal treaties.[5]
      • United States Declaration of Independence (July 4, 1776) – succession of the Thirteen Colonies from the Kingdom of Great Britain, enacted by the Continental Congress. This made Philadelphia the first capital of the United States, by virtue of the Continental Congress being headquartered there.
      • American Revolutionary War (1775–1783)
        • Articles of Confederation (November 15, 1777)
        • Philadelphia campaign (1777–1778) – British initiative to gain control of Philadelphia, which was then the seat of the Second Continental Congress.
        • Pennsylvania Mutiny of 1783 – anti-government protest by nearly 400 soldiers of the Continental Army in June 1783. The mutiny, and the refusal of the Executive Council of Pennsylvania to stop it, ultimately resulted in Congress vacating Philadelphia and the creation of the District of Columbia to serve as the national capital.
  • Philadelphia as state capital (1776-1799)
  • Philadelphia Convention (May 25 to September 17, 1787) – met in Independence Hall, where the states' delegates created the United States Constitution, placing the Convention among the most significant events in the history of the United States.
  • Temporary capital of the United States (1790-1800) – Philadelphia served as the country's temporary capital while Washington, D.C. was being planned and developed.
  • Philadelphia during World War II

History of Philadelphia, by subject[edit]

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Culture in Philadelphia[edit]

Culture of Philadelphia

Art in Philadelphia[edit]

Religion in Philadelphia[edit]

Sports in Philadelphia[edit]

Sports in Philadelphia

Economy and infrastructure of Philadelphia[edit]

Economy of Philadelphia

Transportation in Philadelphia[edit]

Transportation in Philadelphia

Education in Philadelphia[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Philadelphia

  1. ^Gammage, Jeff (March 11, 2012). "Against all odds, Philadelphia retakes No.5 spot among largest U.S. cities". Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved March 12, 2012. 
  2. ^"American Fact Finder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 4, 2012. 
  3. ^"Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania QuickFacts". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 1, 2013. 
  4. ^Dylan Purcell and Karie Simmons (March 15, 2013). "Census: Phila. keeps on growing". Philly.com. Retrieved April 1, 2013. 
  5. ^Cogliano, Revolutionary America, 1763-1815, 113.

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