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Moyers : report from Philadelphia : the Constitutional Convention of 1787 - Bill MoyersEdit/Delete

Call Number: 342.73 Moy
ISBN: 0345353544
Publication Date: 1987-01-01
Presents a day-by-day description of the meetings and debates of the framers of the Constitution
A Convention of Delegates - Denis J. HauptlyEdit/Delete
Call Number: 342.73 Hau
ISBN: 0689311486
Publication Date: 1987-03-31
Describes the events occurring before and during the Constitutional Convention, in which delegates from the thirteen original states struggled to agree on a Constitution.
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Framers of the Constitution - James H. Charleton (Editor); Robert G. Ferris (Editor); Mary C. Ryan (Editor)
ISBN: 0911333843
Publication Date: 1986-09-01

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We the People - Charlotte Jaffe; Barbara Roberts
ISBN: 1566449685

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Revolutionary America, 1763-1800 - Thomas L. Purvis
ISBN: 9780816025282
Publication Date: 1995-01-01

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Shapers of the Great Debate at the Constitutional Convention Of 1787 - Joseph Morton
Call Number: NOOK 32
ISBN: 9780313330216
Publication Date: 2005-11-01
Over the course of 16 weeks, delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 revised and amended the Articles of Confederation in order to create the new U.S. Constitution. This alphabetically arranged volume presents concise biographies of the Convention's 55 delegates.

Also available in a hardback reference volume.

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Constitutional Convention - Shmoop US History Guide
Call Number: NOOK 973.3 SHMO NOOK 31
ISBN: 2940000709061
Publication Date: 10/16/2009
Know your US history and why it still matters today with Shmoop's guide to the Constitutional Convention. This Shmoop US history guide is packed full of expert analysis that helps you see the past from multiple perspectives.

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Founding Fathers - K. M. Kostyal; Jack N. Rakove (Foreword by)
Call Number: OVERSIZE 973.3 KOST
ISBN: 9781426211751
Publication Date: 2014-10-28
This book transports readers straight into the action of America's struggle for freedom and reminds them of the rare, collaborative roots that created a phenomenal new nation against all odds.

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Shh! We're Writing the Constitution - Jean Fritz; Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
Call Number: 342.73 FRI
ISBN: 0399214046
Publication Date: 1987-04-24
A candid look at the people and events that shaped our nation's Constitution, from Laura Ingalls Wilder Medalist Jean Fritz : The States


The Delegates : A Documentary Film




Mrs. Pugach's Constitutional Convention Project


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Biography in Context : find information on your delegate here


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U.S. History in Context


Student History in Context


The Constitution Broadside Collection : From the Library of Congress

   The Constitutional Convention Broadside Collection (21 titles) dates from 1786 to 1789 and includes documents relating to the Constitutional Convention of 1787, extracts of proceedings of state assemblies and conventions relating to the ratification of the Constitution, and several essays on ratification.       

The Avalon Project of Yale University

The Constitutional Convention - A Documentary Record


National Archives


National Constitution Center


Constitution Finder

Director of Library Media Services


Founders Online


Kids Reference Sites


The Constitutional Convention of 1787 : A Short Documentary


iP 12 : Facts About the 50 States


America's Story : the United States


Mr. Nussbaum on the 50 States


Meet Amazing Americans Web Site


Colonies and Revolution by David C. King : an Ebook from EBSCO HOST

Click on the book cover to access this Ebook.


Library of Congress Memory Collection


America in Caricature : 1765 -1798


American Political Prints from HarpWeek


NY Times Historical Newspapers


Teaching American History


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