Signing Their Rights Away chronicles a moment in U.S. history when our elected officials actually knew how to compromise—and put aside personal gain for the greater good of the nation. These men were just as quirky and flawed as the elected officials we have today: Hugh Williamson believed in...
Book Review: There is much talk about, and invoking of, the U.S. Constitution these days. But how was it really built? Who were the men who signed it? What was really important to them in that steamy summer of 1787 in Philadelphia where they gathered to debate a new Constitution? In Signing their Rights Away, Denise Kiernan and Joseph D’Agnese introduce you to the men behind the Constitution Convention and the pressures they faced, political and personal. It also clearly illustrates the compromises that led to shaping of the document.
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