TITLE

History Buffy

PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/16/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents background information on the father of the U.S. Constitution. Delegates to the Constitutional Convention in 1787; Series of essays he composed; His reason for not wanting to be called the father of the constitution.
ACCESSION #
18222013

 

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