Joseph Ellis: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

Reservations recommended. Call 215-409-6700 or order online.
Admission: $7 members, teachers, & students • $10 public • Free for 1787 Society members




Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Joseph Ellis returns to the National Constitution Center to give the unexpected story of why the 13 colonies, having just fought off a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. Ronnie Polaneczky of the Philadelphia Daily News moderates.

A book sale and signing of The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789 will follow the program.

Event & Parking Information

Advanced reservations recommended for all programs. Call 215-409-6700 or order online.

Please note that this program is subject to change; call the National Constitution Center or check our website for updated information. National Constitution Center programs begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.

Parking will be available for $9 at the National Constitution Center parking garage located at the rear of the building on Race Street between 5th and 6th streets on a first-come, first-served basis. Pick up your discounted parking voucher at registration.


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