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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding

Date/Time

May 4, 2017 to Dec 31, 2019
09:30 AM until 05:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Description

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.

Cost

Varies

Location

View map National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

Sponsor

National Constitution Center

Phone

215-409-6600

Neighborhood:

Philadelphia

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