Thursday, August 20, 2009

Hark! A Convention!

The young country realized it needed to stick together so a Constitutional Convention was called.

In 1787 delegates from the states[19] gathered in Philadelphia to figure out what to do about the Articles. It was decided that there was nothing that could save the Articles, it was better to start over. And so they did...

Now, lets introduce some of these famous men that would Frame our Constitution.

Meet Alexander Hamilton and Benjamin Franklin...

And...James Madison and George Washington!

[19] Except Rhode Island, they had a busy social schedule.

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