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Historical Background

Biographical Sketches

Survey of Historic Sites and Buildings

Text and History of Constitution

Suggested Reading

Signers of the Constitution
Historic Places Commemorating the
Signing of the Constitution

Howard Chandler Christy's rendtion of the signing of the Constitution, which hangs in the U.S. Capitol, captures the spirit of the historic event. (Oil (1940) by Howard Chandler Christy. Courtesy, Office of the Architect of the U.S. Capitol; color separations, U.S. Capitol Historical Society and the Eastern National Park and Monument Association.)

Last Updated: 29-Jul-2004