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History 7: Debating the Founding of the U.S.  

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Be sure to take a look at the books in the Hackley Library. To search the catalog, click here. Below are some suggested titles to look at.

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The Constitutional Convention - Richard Haesly
Call Number: 342.73024 Con
ISBN: 0737710721

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What Are the Articles of Confederation? - Laura Hamilton Waxman
Call Number: 342.73029 Wax
ISBN: 9780761353300

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The Constitutional Convention of 1787
Call Number: 342.7302 Vil
ISBN: 9781851096695

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Creating the Constitution: The People and Events That Formed the Nation
Call Number: 342.73029 Wei
ISBN: 0766019055


Hackley Databases

The following Hackley databases will be helpful for this assignment (if you are asked for a username and password, they are what you use to log on to Hackley computers):

US History in Context: This database has information originally published in reference books about the debates at the Constitutional Convention. 

ABC-CLIO American History:This database has good background information about  the Constitutional Convention.

Encyclopaedia Britannica: This database will be useful for general background information.


Other Helpful Websites Includes a day-by-day summary of the convention, background information on the delegates, debate notes and much more.

The U.S. Constitution Online: Background information on the Constitutional Convention and issues discussed.

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