NC#6 State Capitol

1792: Raleigh established as North Carolina’s permanent capital city

1 East Edenton St.
Raleigh, NC



Coaster Card Answers

Question 1

The North Carolina State Capitol, a Greek Revival style of architecture, was completed in 1840. It was built because the old state house burned in 1831.

Question 2

The executive, legislative and judicial branches all used the State Capitol. Today only the Executive Branch uses the Capitol. The governor is the state’s Chief Executive.

Question 3

A capital is a city serving as a seat of government. A capitol is a building in which a government body meets.


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