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U.S. Time Periods » 1763-1815: Revolution

The Constitution: Counter Revolution or National Salvation?

casts students in the role of politically active citizens in 1787, when the Federal Convention in Philadelphia presented the nation with a new model of government. Students, using primary documents from American Memory, produce a broadside in which they argue for or against replacing the Articles of Confederation with the new model—the Constitution. (Library of Congress)

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'Join, or Die,' Woodcut, in The Pennsylvania Gazette, May 9, 1754.

Join, or die

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