Stanford Law’s Derek A. Webb examines how the ability of rival sides to seek compromise at the Philadelphia Constitutional Convention in 1787 was a turning point in our history.
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Editor’s note: This is the second installment of a series on civility in public discourse – a joint project of ConSource and the National Constitution Center’s Constitution Daily. In the first post in this series, Webb discussed the importance of civic friendship in setting the tone to the deliberations of the delegates to the Philadelphia […]
Stanford Law’s Derek A. Webb looks at how the Founding Fathers got past partisan roadblocks, using social events and friendships, to give us a Constitution.