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May 25
It was 228 years ago today the Constitutional Convention began

It was 228 years ago today the Constitutional Convention began

It was 228 years ago the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia started in earnest and the first votes were taken at what is now called Independence Hall.

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May 25
How things have changed in Philadelphia since the 1787 convention

How things have changed in Philadelphia since the 1787 convention

Today marks the 228th anniversary of the start of the constitutional convention in Philadelphia. A few things have changed since then, from how much people drank to who could vote, to how tall people were.

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