Smaller Than You Know…

September 17, 2019 marks 232 years since the creation of the US Constitution.

1787 Washington Constitutional Convention; painting of men debating

The Constitution of the United States is only 4543 words—7762 if you count the Amendments—and originally fit on just four large sheets of paper. But it packs a wallop. Not only is it the oldest written national constitution in the world, it’s arguably the most influential in the world, too.

Lucas Reilly, 21 Things You May Not Know About the U.S. Constitution, Mental Floss website

More Things You May Not Know About the U.S. Constitution.

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