Constitution Series – Part 4a: How & Why 13 States Ratified the Constitution


Constitution Series: How and Why Thirteen States Ratified the Constitution: 1787 – 1790

This is the fourth of twenty-five weekly articles in The Tennessee Star’s Constitution Series. Students in grades 8 through 12 can sign up here to participate in The Tennessee Star’s Constitution Bee, which will be held on September 23. When Benjamin Franklin emerged from the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787 and told Mrs.…