Decision in Philadelphia

Decision in Philadelphia

The Constitutional Convention of 1787

Book - 1986
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Includes a complete copy of the Constitution. Fifty-five men met in Philadelphia in 1787 to write a document that would create a country and change a world. Here is a remarkable rendering of that fateful time, told with humanity and humor. "The best popular history of the Constitutional Convention available."--Library Journal From the Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York : Random House : Reader's Digest, c1986
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780394523460
Branch Call Number: 342.73024 C69d 1985
Characteristics: xvi, 331 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Collier, James Lincoln 1928-


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May 16, 2015

Amazing record of one of the most of THE events in modern history. Will the States stick together? They did for a while - one of the great democratic stories where decisions for the many are made by the few but with most of the few for wanting the best (they can get) for all. "real politic"

wooknight Oct 17, 2012

Phenomenally brilliant !! This is a must read for every man or woman who seem to magically know that they know everything that went on inside the heads of the Founding fathers but that is wishful thinking.


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