55 Men: The Story of the Constitution, Based on the by Fred Rodell

By Fred Rodell

  • Highly readable, insightful revelation of what the Founding Fathers meant once they drafted the structure
  • First released in 1936

The fifty five males who traveled to Philadelphia on horse and by way of stagecoach within the spring of 1787 as delegates to a tradition at the Articles of Confederation were warned via the states that despatched them to do not anything greater than make a number of adjustments within the flimsy articles.
But once they went again to their houses, after operating and debating via 4 lengthy months of sizzling Philadelphia summer season, that they had performed greatly extra: that they had set down on paper the root of the U.S.. they'd drafted the structure.
What occurred through the mystery Constitutional conference? What did those fifty five Founding Fathers really say within the debates? Fred Rodell bases his publication at once at the a lot ignored daily notes which James Madison took in the course of the Constitutional conference and at the swiftly scribbled papers of some different delegates. In those frank recordings, the real tale of the beginning of the structure is located. 55 males, the tale of the Constitution is a stirring drama of the fifty five personalities who formed a vital second in our country's history.

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