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City Tavern: Bar-room Base for the Revolution

How We Became America: The Untold Story

If there’s one building in the United States that could claim to be the birthplace of American democracy, it would have to be the City Tavern, Philadelphia. Built to be a grand meeting place for the movers and shakers of the time, it was the informal center of politics right through the years of the Revolutionary War. (Runtime 2:42)

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