Publisher description for Decision in Philadelphia : the Constitutional Convention of 1787 / Christopher Collier, James Lincoln Collier.


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Includes a complete copy of the Constitution.
Fifty-five men met in Philadelphia in 1787 to write a document that would create a country and change a world. Here is a remarkable rendering of that fateful time, told with humanity and humor. "The best popular history of the Constitutional Convention available."--Library Journal


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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
United States. -- Constitutional Convention -- (1787)
Constitutional conventions -- United States.
Constitutional history -- United States.