On this day in 1787

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, ensure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

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“The United States Constitution was adopted by the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and ratified by conventions in each U.S. state in the name of ‘The People.’ ”

–Wikipedia.org

And The Times of London offers an interesting look at this day. See their Archives page.

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