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Term: Alexandria

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On Potomac River; part of District of Columbia 1791-1847 & seat of state's government during Civil War; developed as political & tobacco trade center 19th cen., but was superseded by growth of Washington DC; neaby is Washington's home, Mount Vernon.

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American, 1889 - 1978