By Fred Rodell

  • Highly readable, insightful revelation of what the Founding Fathers meant once they drafted the structure
  • First released in 1936

The fifty five males who traveled to Philadelphia on horse and via stagecoach within the spring of 1787 as delegates to a tradition at the Articles of Confederation have been warned by means of the states that despatched them to do not anything greater than make a couple of alterations within the flimsy articles.
But once they went again to their houses, after operating and debating via 4 lengthy months of scorching Philadelphia summer season, they'd performed very much extra: that they had set down on paper the basis of the USA. that they had drafted the structure.
What occurred throughout the mystery Constitutional conference? What did those fifty five Founding Fathers really say within the debates? Fred Rodell bases his booklet without delay at the a lot missed daily notes which James Madison took in the course of the Constitutional conference and at the swiftly scribbled papers of some different delegates. In those frank recordings, the real tale of the start of the structure is located. 55 males, the tale of the Constitution is a stirring drama of the fifty five personalities who formed a very important second in our country's history.

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