The US Constitution was Ratified when New Hampshire Became the 9th State to Ratify the Constitution, as Specified in Article 7 of the Constitution

It was 11 years after the Declaration of Independence—and four years after American victory in the Revolutionary War—when a small group of delegates convened in Philadelphia to create a new charter for governing the young nation. The result was the longest lasting, most successful, most enviable, and most imitated constitution man has ever known. The […]

Signing of the Constitution

In a warm room in Philadelphia, 39 men signed the document that formed our nation. With each passing year, America continues her record of having the longest on-going constitutional republic in history. “Done…the seventeenth day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty seven.” This is the last line […]

Benjamin Franklin’s Appeal to Prayer During Constitutional Convention

The Actual Events as historically documented JUNE 28, 1787: [below is the speech by Benjamin Franklin and the reports of other who have been recorded as having spoken. As recorded by James Madison and published for the first time in 1840.] Mr. President, The small progress we have made after 4 or five weeks close […]

Ben Franklin: “…There are Two Passions Which have a Powerful Influence in the Affairs of Men – the Love of Power and the Love of Money.”

Ben Franklin address at the Constitutional Convention titled “Dangers of a Salaried Bureaucracy,” June 2, 1787: Stephanie Condon wrote in a CBS News article, March 27, 2012 (“Why is Congress a millionaires club?”): “The average Senate campaign in 2010 cost $8,002,726, according to the Campaign Finance Institute. … The average 2010 House campaign cost $1,163,231. […]

The Constitutional Convention Begins in Philadelphia on May 25th and Ends on Sept 17th with the Miracle of the Constitution

The Constitutional Convention takes place in Philadelphia and, by the account of many participants during the process, ends with a miracle of divine providence in the formation of the constitution that provided the American people with a people’s government assuring their rights and freedom, with a balance of powers, and equal representation for all states. […]