The Constitutional Convention: May 25 – September 17, 1787

Compromise has accompanied every great political assembly with mixed results. What distinguishes the compromises in the Constitutional Convention from other political compromises was that the separate factions dividing the Convention were often on opposite and similarly harmful extremes. During the Convention, the surest way of avoiding these extremes was achieving a golden mean, and working out a system that nullified the problems of all extremes. Read more on Landmarks of Liberty

E. Wesley – Mackinac Center Intern


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