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Book: The U.S. Constitution in Five Minutes

Chapter: 2. Who Wrote the Constitution?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43562


Though we often think of the framers as a single group, the reality is more complex. Each delegate represented the interests of his state in discussion around several tensions, including those of representation and economic regulation. This ultimately led to several compromises that serve as the foundation of the U.S. Constitution.

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