The Summer of 1787
The Men Who Invented the Constitution
ISBN10: 0743286936 ISBN13: 9780743286930 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published: May 20 2008 Pages: 349 Weight: 0.90lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
Traces the events of the Philadelphia Convention of 1787 to offer insight into how its delegates worked to establish the world's first constitutional democracy, in a historical account that covers such topics as the fierce conflicts that influenced the writing of the Constitution, the issues that divided the states, and the contributions of key players. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.