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U.S. History Topics » Government » U.S. Constitution

United States Constitution

includes notes Washington wrote on his copy of the Constitution, his diary at the Constitutional Convention, an essay on Madison's role in the Constitutional Convention, Madison's notes on the debates, Jefferson's letter to Madison expressing his opinions on the new Constitution and his belief that a Bill of Rights was needed, and more. (Library of Congress)

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Interesting Fact:

Madison had planned to publish his notes from the Constitutional Convention, but he postponed doing so out of fear that his political enemies would use them against him and that the incompleteness and errors would distort a strict-constructionist approach to the Constitution.
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James Madison


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