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In the Assembly Room of this building, George Washington was appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army in 1775; the Declaration of Independence adopted on July 4, 1776; the design of the American flag agreed upon in 1777; the Articles of Confederation adopted in 1781; and the U. S. Constitution drafted in 1787.

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