By the British in 1814, during the war of 1812, in retaliation for the American burning of York (Toronto). The partially completed building was set on fire.
On 24 August 1814.
West front of US Capitol in Washington, DC
The United States Congress meets and debates in the building known as the Capitol Building. It is home to the House of Representatives and the Senate. However, most of the work that Congressmen do is in their private offices down the street from the Capitol Building.
During the War of 1812, British forces occupied the nation's capital, Washington, D.C., then set fire to numerous buildings. Led by Major General Robert Ross, the burned the White House, the Capitol and various other government buildings in the city. This was both the first and last time a foreign power ever occupied the nation's capitol.
The capital building was burned and destroyed in or before the war of 1812.
It wasn't, it's fine.
There are 100 senators in the us capitol!
The Capitol of the United States of America is Washington D.C.
Wyoming's people wanted it to look like the US. capitol; it was designed that way(:
The capitol is not destroyed, but is no longer ran by president Snow. It is ran by katniss because she killed Alma Coin.
Every state in the US has a Capitol Building, located in its capitol city. Similarly, the US as a whole has its Capitol Building in its capitol city, which is Washington, DC. The US Capitol is the building in which the Congress (Senate and House of Representatives) hold their meetings. ___________________ The U.S. Capitol is in Washington, DC. http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=US+Capitol+Washington+DC&sll=42.37561,-83.295097&sspn=0.043814,0.077248&g=US+Capitol&ie=UTF8&ll=38.889062,-77.008495&spn=0.011541,0.019312&z=16
The capitol of the US is Washington, DC; the most populous city of the US is New York City.
SACREMENTO is the capitol
US senators work in the Capitol building.
The US Government meets at the state capitol for meetings.