Who Wrote the U.S. Constitution?

And Other Questions About the Constitutional Convention of 1787
Ransom, Candice F. (Book - 2011 )
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Who Wrote the U.S. Constitution?

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Answers the who, what, where, when, why, and how about the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
Authors: Ransom, Candice F., 1952-
Title: Who wrote the U.S. Constitution?
and other questions about the Constitutional Convention of 1787
Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, c2011
Characteristics: 48 p. :,ill., maps, photos. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Candice Ransom
Contents: Gathering the delegates
The convention begins
A new plan
Separation of powers
The great compromise
Of and for the people
Writing exercise
ISBN: 1580136699
Branch Call Number: j 320.973 R212w 2011
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Constitutional history United States Juvenile literature United States Politics and government 1783-1789 Juvenile literature United States. Constitutional Convention (1787) Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Constitutional history
LCCN: 2009047425
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The U.S. government was weak, and its guiding document-the Articles of Confederation-was failing. Throughout the summer of 1787, state representatives and leaders argued, shouted, and wrote and rewrote articles. By September, they had produced a new document, the U.S. Constitution.

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