History of the Constitution of the United States: 235 Years Ago

On September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was created. Though it would take until

  • June 21, 1788, to be ratified and until
  • March 4, 1789, to be effective

In a very real sense, it was the founding document of the governmental system of the United States of America. Even to a greater extent than the…



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Bill Petro

Bill Petro


Writer and technologist. Author of fascinating articles about history, tech trends, and pop culture. billpetro.com @billpetro