Was Vandalia ever the state capital of Illinois?
I am not sure of the dates, but Vandalia was the capital of Illinois before it was moved to Springfield. The original capital building still stands on the city square.
Has any governor of Illinois ever vetoed a bill that would have legalized same-sex marriage in that state?
Has any governor of Illinois ever vetoed a bill that would have established a statewide registry of same-sex domestic partnerships in that state?
Chillicothe served as the state capital from the time Ohio was admitted to the union in 1803 until 1810. From 1810 to 1812, Zanesville served as the state capital. Then again from 1812 to 1816, Chillicothe served as the state capital, but in 1816 the capital was moved to Columbus, where it has remained ever since.
Kaskaskia, IL has been west of the Mississippi River ever since the river's course shifted in 1881. It was the capital of the Illinois territory from 1809 to 1818, and the state capital from 1818 to 1819. Rebuilt in several different locations along the bank, its population declined to practically zero following a disastrous flood in 1993. Census data shows between 9 and 14 residents.
Yes. (Who knew?) Connecticut considered both Hartford and New Haven to be state capitals from 1703 until 1875 (both in colonial times and in the initial 1818 state constitution.) The location at which the state legislature met alternated each year during that time. Beginning around the Civil War, the need was felt for a single capital location and a referendum was held. Hartford won easily, and the capital building was begun.
Canberra is the capital city of Australia. Melbourne is the capital city of the state Victoria. There is a common misconception that Melbourne was once Australia's capital. It was never the capital of Australia, although it did serve as the temporary seat of power for the Commonwealth government until Canberra was finished being built. It was the only city at the time with a building large enough to house the parliament. Canberra is the only…
In the bible it mentions Sacridovos so maybe it's that. John Milton gave a name to the capital of Hell in "Paradise Lost" (1667). He called it "Pandaemonium" (pandemonium) meaning the dwelling of all demons. The word has come to mean a noisy or chaotic place, or a state of general uproar. Catholic Answer Hell is not a place, thus it has no capital. Hell is the state of being eternally separated from God, the…