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Ratifying the Constitution Signing the Constitution Delegates to the Constitutional Convention The Work Begins Writing the Constitution The Great Compromise Bill of Rights Powers of the Federal Government The Three Branches of Government Checks and Balances Amendments Women - The Right to Vote

Signing the Constitution


Uncle Sam, the word spy, wants you to take a minute and test your knowledge.

Match the word(s) in the left-hand column to complete the questions or statements in the right-hand column. Check your answers.

Philadelphia; September 17, 1787 A. Who did not sign the Constitution?
John Quincy Adams B. Who was the first person to sign the U.S. Constitution?
To protect people from a strong national government C. Where and when was the Constitution signed?
George Washington D. Why was the Constitution written?


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When the Constitution was signed, the United States’ population was 4 million. Philadelphia was the nation’s largest city, with 40,000 inhabitants.

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