1789/09 - Constitution of the United States of America

1789/09 - Constitution of the United States of America

Author / Director
  • Authored by the Delegates of the Philadelphia Constitutional Convention of 1787
  • Delegate James Madison of Virginia, drafted the first version of the Constitution, he also wrote The Federalist Papers that helped ensure the Constitution was ratified, he is sometimes referred to as the “Father of the Constitution.”
  • The Final copy was specifically written by the hand of Delegate Gouverneur Morris of Pennsylvania.
Publish / Release Date
Sep 17, 1787

Constitution of the United States of America

(ca. 1860)


As a reference for members, this copy of the United States Constitution includes all the amendments at the time Secession began in late 1860.

The drafting of the Constitution of the United States began on May 25, 1787, when the...
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