first capitalization list

First Capitalization List

Here are names of people, places, and things to capitalize. This is the first
of two lists of names that require capital letters.

Albums (Abbey Road, Grease)
Awards (Emmys®, Oscars®)
Bodies of water (Atlantic Ocean, Lake Superior)
Books (The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, the Bible)
Buildings and other structures (the Taj Mahal, Empire State Building)
Businesses (Moe’s Greeting Cards, Tom’s Beverage)
Car models (Toyota Camry, Nissan Sentra)
CD’s (Nannie’s Tunes, Three Famous Composers)
Chapters and other parts of a book (‘‘My Life,’’ ‘‘Soccer’’)
Cities (Fresno, Tallahassee)
Comic strips (Peanuts, For Better or Worse)
Computer programs (Microsoft Word, Excel)
Constellations (Aquarius, Libra)
Continents (Africa, Asia)
Counties (Norfolk, Dade)
Countries (Spain, Ireland)
Days (Thursday, Saturday)
Essays (‘‘Self Reliance,’’ ‘‘The Philosophy of Composition’’)
Family names (Uncle John, Cousin Moe)
Galaxies (Milky Way, Andromeda)
Governmental bodies (U.S. Senate, Department of the Interior)
Historical documents (Bill of Rights, U.S. Constitution)
Historical events and periods (Battle of Bunker Hill, the Renaissance)
Holidays (Labor Day, Fourth of July)
Holy days (Ramadan, Yom Kippur)
Institutions (Marquette University, City College of New York)
Islands (Aruba, Crete)
Months (January, December)
Monuments (Mount Rushmore, Lincoln Memorial)
Mountains (Rocky Mountains, Appalachian Mountains)
Movies (Rocky, The Outsiders)
Musical works (Dark Side of the Moon, If I Were a Rich Man)
Nationalities (Greek, Chinese)

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  • First Capitalization List
  • indefinite pronouns
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  • introducing clauses
  • introducing phrases
  • Irregular Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
  • irregular verbs part one
  • irregular verbs part two
  • Italics Hyphens and Brackets
  • Misplaced and dangling modifiers
  • More Apostrophe Situations
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  • Parentheses Ellipsis Marks and Dashes
  • Periods Question Marks and Exclamation Marks
  • personal pronouns
  • pronouns and their antecedents
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  • Quotation Marks Part One
  • Quotation Marks Part Two
  • reflexive demonstrative and interrogative pronouns
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  • regular verb tenses
  • Second Capitalization List
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  • singular and plural nouns and pronouns
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  • Sound a like words Part Two
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  • the adjective clause
  • the adjective phrase
  • the adverb
  • the adverb clause
  • the adverb phrase
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  • The coordinating conjunction
  • the correlative conjunction
  • the direct object
  • the gerund and gerund phrase
  • the indirect object
  • the infinitive and infinitive phrase
  • The nominative case
  • the noun
  • the noun adjective pronoun question
  • the noun clause
  • the object of the preposition
  • the participle and participial phrase
  • The possessive case
  • The possessive case 2
  • The possessive case and pronouns
  • the preposition
  • the prepositional phrase
  • the pronoun
  • The Semicolon
  • the subordinating conjunction
  • the verb
  • The verb be
  • the verb phrase
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