A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution

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A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution

Though the American Revolution is widely recognized as our nation’s founding story, the years immediately following the war—when our government was a disaster and the country was in a terrible crisis—were in fact the most crucial in establishing the country’s independence. The group of men who traveled to Philadelphia in the summer of 1787 had no idea what kind of history their meeting would make.

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