This is another great resource for those who want to learn more about the writing of the U.S. Constitution. It brings the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia to life through the founders' letters, journals, and more...
The reader can see their struggles, their concerns, and their satisfactions in a more personal way as they worked through that long hot summer.
The authors of the writings are identified so you know whether they were a delegate, a family member, state governor, or other, and where possible, pictures are included.
Some of the names will be familiar to you and your students: James Madison, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin. Many of them will not be so familiar: William Shippen, Erastus Wolcott, Richard Pierce, and many others.