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View Poll Results: Which one is the most important?
Bay Area 286 58.37%
Boston 90 18.37%
Philadelphia 93 18.98%
Confused 21 4.29%
Voters: 490. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-08-2011, 11:28 AM
 
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What came forth from Philly? Nothing and cheesesteak! The Congress just happened to have met there at that particular point in history.

As btownboss mentioned: The American Abolitionist movement began and was fought from Boston and the American Industrial Revolution started in Boston.

In addition, Plymouth, Salem, Gloucester, Marblehead, New Bedford etc are all within an hour of the city. Easily one of the most historically important 50 mile stretches of coastline in the world.

I might add, beautiful as well.
Where are you getting this started the abolitionist movement thing from. The Quakers disavowed slavery, and religious persecution as soon as they got to America, while the Puritans in mass. were doing their fundamentalist christian bon fires, that make Shari'a law look like anarchy. The movement was started, and anchored by Philly, which is why the area has such a strong black presence to this day. Philly had pretty much every first that ushered in the modern world. Schools, hospitals etc. Boston has a lot of history, but Philadelphia has a lot more, it's where modern day freedom was born, and thus where the US was born.
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Old 10-08-2011, 04:11 PM
 
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Where are you getting this started the abolitionist movement thing from. The Quakers disavowed slavery, and religious persecution as soon as they got to America, while the Puritans in mass. were doing their fundamentalist christian bon fires, that make Shari'a law look like anarchy. The movement was started, and anchored by Philly, which is why the area has such a strong black presence to this day. Philly had pretty much every first that ushered in the modern world. Schools, hospitals etc. Boston has a lot of history, but Philadelphia has a lot more, it's where modern day freedom was born, and thus where the US was born.
NO thats laughable, the first university and public schools in America where in Boston, and ever hear of the Magna Carta or for America the Mayflower compact.
also every colony had slavery, including Pennsylvainia.
You are ignorant, Puritain laws ended around the time Philly was Founded.
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Old 10-08-2011, 04:17 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Sad. Ignorant. Oh well.

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What came forth from Philly? Nothing and cheesesteak! The Congress just happened to have met there at that particular point in history.

As btownboss mentioned: The American Abolitionist movement began and was fought from Boston and the American Industrial Revolution started in Boston.

In addition, Plymouth, Salem, Gloucester, Marblehead, New Bedford etc are all within an hour of the city. Easily one of the most historically important 50 mile stretches of coastline in the world.

I might add, beautiful as well.
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Old 10-08-2011, 04:18 PM
 
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Proof that Philadelphians are smarter than one Bostonian, right here:
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Old 10-08-2011, 04:19 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Corrected. "Sad. Ignorant. Oh well."

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Old 10-08-2011, 06:36 PM
 
Location: MIA/DC
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1. SF Bay Area
2. Boston

Philly's not on either radars
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Old 10-08-2011, 06:43 PM
 
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1. SF Bay Area
2. Boston

Philly's not on either radars
Thats a bit harsh
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Old 10-08-2011, 10:39 PM
 
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1. SF Bay Area
2. Boston

Philly's not on either radars
Believe it or not it goes both ways.
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Old 10-08-2011, 11:40 PM
 
Location: MIA/DC
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Believe it or not it goes both ways.
How? Boston and SF has larger metros, larger economies, more prestige, more money, more influence. Spare me the details on how Philly competes because it doesn't.
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Old 10-09-2011, 12:01 AM
 
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How? Boston and SF has larger metros, larger economies, more prestige, more money, more influence. Spare me the details on how Philly competes because it doesn't.
Not if Philly joins NY metro it they wont. LOL. You can keep your prestige ,your influence ,your money and whatever else supposedly makes those cities superior. Obviously millions of people chose to stay in Philadelphia and its good enough for them.
Then again I look at your location. It says DC. No wonder why those things are important to you. Land of superficial at its finest.
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