The U.S. capital city is not part of any state. It's a special district run by the U.S. government. Inside you'll find: How the local government works in Washington, D.C.; A timeline, photos-and what city life is like in the nation's capital; Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!
Table of Contents
Map: This Is Washington, D.C.! 6
1 Land and Wildlife: What is the terrain of Washington, D.C., like and what lives there? 9
2 Government: What are the different parts of Washington, D.C., government? 17
The Big Truth!
What Represents Washington, D.C.?: Which designs, objects, plants, and animals symbolize Washington, D.C.? 22
3 History: How did Washington, D.C., become the city it is today? 25
4 Culture: What do the people of Washington, D.C., do for work and fun? 35
Famous People 42
Did You Know That 44
Important Words 47
About the Author 48