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A More Perfect Union Summary

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A More Perfect Union Summary This BYU produced dramatization of the Constitutional Convention helps set the stage and clarify the terms of debate in 1787 Philadelphia. It examines the creation of the US Constitution from the perspective of chief author, James Madison. Beginning with trade war problems between states and Shay's Rebellion in Massachusetts, the film follows Federalist Madison's desperate attempts to enlist the aid and involvement of George Washington, the
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Unformatted text preview: battles with states’ rights (anti ‐ Federalist) advocates such as Roger Sherman and John Dickinson, his efforts to make both the Senate and the House elected by proportional representation, and his ultimate acceptance of the compromises which ultimately made the Constitution palatable to enough states to be ratified by 1788....
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