American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding

LOCATION

525 Arch St.

NJ

Philadelphia

2154096600

DATE / TIME

May 04, 2017 - Dec 31, 2019

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

COST

$

Varies

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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • SPONSOR|National Constitution Center
  • AGES|All
  • ADMISSION|No registration required
  • COUNTY|Philadelphia
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