This Day In History

  • 1787 HAPPY CONSTITUTION DAY! On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created.

Quote of the Day

"As a man is said to have a right to his property, he may be equally said to have a property in his rights. Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his possessions."James Madison, National Gazette Essay, March 27, 1792

This Day In History

  • 1787 HAPPY CONSTITUTION DAY! On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created.

Quote of the Day

In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.James Madison