U.S. History in Context

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“Why can’t you print the Constitution in a larger font so I can read it?”

Glenys Waldman & Carole Alfe
The Masonic Library and Museum of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Fifty-five delegates from twelve states assembled in Philadelphia in May, 1787 for the Constitutional Convention. They were the elite of the American republic: lawyers, merchants, physicians, planters, and at least nineteen slaveowners.

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