Civics Lessons for Students

Pennsylvania Lesson, Page 2

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Pennsylvania's Capitol Building in Harrisburg

State Capital

  • The capital of Pennsylvania is Harrisburg.


  • The capitol building has a dome and many sculptures, murals, and stained-glass windows.

 

Independence Hall Was Built from 1732-1753

Independence Hall

  • Independence Hall is located in Philadelphia.


  • Both the U.S. Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were debated and adopted here.

 

Pittsburgh, Downtown Area

Pittsburgh

  • Pittsburgh is the second most populated city in Pennsylvania.


  • It is located in the western part of the state.


  • It is nicknamed "The City of Bridges" because it has over 400 bridges.

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