Constitution of the United States

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the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states

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The conduct of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 and the Constitution they produced form a powerful rebuttal to claims by members of the Religious Right that the United States of America was founded to be, in any legal and institutional sense, a "Christian nation.
The Continental Congress originally tasked the delegates assembled at the Philadelphia Constitutional Convention of 1787 with "the sole and express purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation.
The Constitutional Convention of 1787 began on May 25 and ended on September 17, when the document was signed.
whether the Constitutional Convention of 1787 set binding substantive
Battle of the Sexes: The majority of men surveyed (64 percent) chose the Constitutional Convention of 1787 as the "Greatest Meeting" of all time that they would most like to have attended.
That's not much of a job recommendation, even for an office that was an afterthought at the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
The members of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 were totally opposed to prayer in governmental institutions.
In fact, based on the undeniable success of the constitutional convention of 1787, the CFA Initiative claims that the con-con they plan on convening on July 4, 2013, can accomplish just as much good, can be confined to considering only the balanced budget amendment, and can be kept from becoming a "runaway convention" that could result in a new constitution, one that doesn't resemble the current one.
He returns to Philadelphia in 1785, serving as a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
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