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Celebrating Constitution Day Posted on Sep 17

Celebrating Constitution Day

The Centinel – February 9, 1788 Announcing the ratification of the U.S. Constitution in Massachusetts September 17 is designated as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787, and to  “recognize all who, by   …Continue Reading Celebrating Constitution Day

Alexander Hamilton Writes to Raise the Eleventh Federal Pillar Posted on May 12

Alexander Hamilton Writes to Raise the Eleventh Federal Pillar

Massachusetts Invents the Constitutional Convention “In 1779, the Massachusetts legislature issued a call to the towns for every male inhabitant to elect representatives to form a Convention for the sole purpose of framing a new Constitution, which would then require ratification by two-thirds of the   …Continue Reading Alexander Hamilton Writes to Raise the Eleventh Federal Pillar