American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the early drafts and shaped the document’s final text. Visitors are introduced to the crucial figures who played a role in shaping the Constitution – from James Madison to James Wilson, America’s most important champion of popular sovereignty, or government by “We the People,” and Gouverneur Morris, often credited as the primary writer of the Constitution’s final text.

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Schedules

  • Starting Tuesday, January 16th, 2018, repeats every day until Tuesday, December 31, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Venue

National Constituion Center

525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, 19106

Contact

National Constitution Center

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