. ; George Washington appears on contemporary U.S currency including the one-dollar bill and the quarter-dollar coin (the Washington quarter) Washington and Benjamin Franklin appeared on the nation's first postage stamps in 1847 Since that time Washington has appeared on many postage issues more than any other person. . Tariff of 1828 A 2017 study in the British Journal of Political Science argued that the British American colonies without slavery adopted better democratic institutions in order to attract migrant workers to their colonies; . . Main article: Nueces Strip Funeral and burial, Finances Background All three branches of the U.S federal government are centered in the District: Congress (legislative) president (executive) and the Supreme Court (judicial) Washington is home to many national monuments and museums primarily situated on or around the National Mall the city hosts 177 foreign embassies as well as the headquarters of many international organizations trade unions non-profits lobbying groups and professional associations including the World Bank Group the International Monetary Fund (IMF) the Organization of American States AARP the National Geographic Society the Human Rights Campaign the International Finance Corporation and the American Red Cross.
. The main result of congressional activity is the creation of laws, most of which are contained in the United States Code arranged by subject matter alphabetically under fifty title headings to present the laws "in a concise and usable form", his article is about the capital of the United States For the state on the U.S West Coast see Washington (state) For the former district in the Pacific Northwest see Columbia District For the history of the District of Columbia as a separate legal entity see District of Columbia (until 1871) for other uses see United States capital (disambiguation) and Washington (disambiguation). Emanuel Leutze's famous 1851 depiction of Washington Crossing the Delaware Union military strategy.