Happy Constitution Day

By |2017-06-20T12:47:26-05:00September 17th, 2010|Categories: American Founding, American Republic, Constitution, Constitution Day, Politics|

On this day in 1787, delegates to the Federal Convention completed their work (which began in May) and voted to approve a new Constitution, which was submitted to the states for ratification (which occurred on June 21, 1788). Now the oldest written national constitution in the world, the British statesman William Gladstone described it as [...]