Who Wrote the U.S. Constitution?
And Other Questions About the Constitutional Convention of 1787
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From Library Staff
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.