history took place. Our Founding Fathers and colonial leaders met to plan the future of the new Nation. The Declaration of Independence (1776) and the United States Constitution (1787) were debated and ratified here. It is a U.S. National Historic...
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User: In which state and in what year was the first state constitution written? A. Massachusetts, 1780 B. Pennsylvania,1783 C. Virginia, 1776 D. New York, 1787 Weegy: The Consitution was written in Philadelphia, 1787.
The Constitution of the United States, as written by the Constitutional Convention of 1787, has been the study of many specialists in the field of government, and they are in substantial agreement that it s fundamental concepts include: popular sovereignty, limited government, local self-government.
Directions: The Constitutional Convention of 1787 took place in Philadelphia and originally was held to revise the Articles of Confederation. It was quickly decided, however, that a totally new government was needed.
Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States, by Howard Chandler Christy. As the Constitutional Convention came to a close on September 17, 1787, Benjamin Franklin offered two observations on its proceedings.
The Constitution or frame of government, for the United States of America: as reported by the convention of delegates, from the United States, begun and held at Philadelphia, on the first Monday of May, 1787, and continued by adjournments to the seventeenth day of September following.--Which they resolved, should be laid before the United States in Congress assembled; and afterwards be ...
Since the Bill of Rights—the first ten amendments to the Constitution—was adopted in 1791, Congress has passed an additional twenty-three amendments, of which the states have ratified only seventeen. Such statistics indicate the magnitude of difficulty in amending the U.S. Constitution.