Phoenix is the capital of Arizona and is home to 1,445,632 people. It is currently the sixth most populated city in the United States of America. Phoenix is known for the many famous celebrities and politicians we have had over the years. Carl Hayden, Sandra Day O' Connor, John McCain, William Rehnquist, Barry Goldwater and many others are all natives of Phoenix. Phoenix has a rich history with many different peoples such as the American Indians.