When the United States Mint expanded its 50 State Quarters Program to include the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories, D.C. city leaders proposed three designs for consideration. The U.S. Mint rejected all three because they included the motto “Taxation Without Representation.” The design that was eventually approved and minted in 2009 was a depiction of legendary musician and D.C. native Duke Ellington with the motto “Justice for All.”
The first federal building erected after the ratification of the Constitution was the mint in which city?
B) New York
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