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Decision in Philadelphia: The Constitutional Convention of 1787

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Decision in Philadelphia: The Constitutional Convention of 1787 

Paperback – June 26, 2007

Draws on the latest research and scholarly thinking to reconstruct the personality and ideological clashes that marked the proceedings of the Constitutional Convention, and offers profiles of the fifty-five men who met in Philadelphia in 1787 to create the document that would become the cornerstone of American democracy. Reprint.

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.

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Product details

  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books; Reprint edition (June 26, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0345498402
  • ISBN-13: 978-0345498403
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.9 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces
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