Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1 English: variant spelling of Curtis .2 Possibly an altered spelling of North German Gerdes .