“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
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.
U.S. History in Context delivers comprehensive, contextual, media-rich search results from the most extensive online collection of historical information available today.