. THNIS DAY IN HISTORY – Constitution « JO LEE MAGAZINE

HISTORY.com – The Constitution of the United States established America’s national government and fundamental laws, and guaranteed certain basic rights for its citizens.

It was signed on September 17, 1787, by delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. Under America’s first governing document, the Articles of Confederation, the national government was weak and states operated like independent countries.

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