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Constitutional FAQ Answer #87

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Q87. "How long did it take to write the original Constitution?"

A. The question is not as straight forward as it might sound. The Constitutional Convention made many drafts and many revisions to the Constitution. Better, perhaps, to note when the Convention started, May 25, 1787; and when it adjourned, September 17, 1787, or 116 days.


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