Neither John Adams nor Thomas Jefferson attended the Constitutional Convention, which opened on May 25, 1787. At the time, Thomas Jefferson was serving as the U.S. minister in France, while John Adams was a U.S. minister... More » Government & Politics US Government The Constitution

The U.S. Constitution, the governing document of the United States, was signed into law on Sept. 17, 1787. This document, constructed and signed by the delegates of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, helped t... More »

A copy of the Constitution can be purchased online at The most popular version of the Constitution on is the "Pocket Constitution Edition." It is also possible to purchase a replica of the Constitu... More » Government & Politics US Government The Constitution

The first draft of the U.S. Constitution was written by a Committee of Detail consisting of John Rutledge, Edmund Randolph, Nathaniel Gorham, Oliver Ellsworth and James Wilson. A Committee of Style composed of William Sa... More »

The full text of the United States Constitution is available on the U.S. senate website, This website contains all sections of every article and all subsequent amendments to the constitution. More » Government & Politics US Government The Constitution

The original Constitution of the United States of America is on display in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom at the National Archives Museum in Washington, D.C., as of 2015. The rotunda also houses the Declaration ... More »

Article 4 of the U.S. Constitution defines the relationship of the states toward one another, and their relationship to the federal government. Section 1 contains the "Full Faith and Credit Clause," which requires each s... More »