Birch’s Views of Philadelphia
Bank of Pennsylvania, South Second Street
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The year was 1787. The place: the State House in Philadelphia. This is the story of the framing of the federal Constitution.
To clarify the events of the Constitutional Convention, Gordon Lloyd has organized the convention into four parts—a four part drama.
For four months, 55 delegates from the several states met to frame a Constitution for a federal republic that would last into “remote futurity.”
View Gordon Lloyd’s Convention attendance record, major themes of the convention, and other resources about the creation of the Constitution.
See how different artists have portrayed the significance of the Constitutional Convention in art.