- Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (27 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
- Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Intelecom Learning, 2004.
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Delegates meet in Philadelphia, May 1787 to ́create a government with sufficient power to govern vast territory.́ The convention, closed to public, chaired by George Washington. Controversy over basis for representation in House of Representatives and slavery issues; over sovereignty and limiting national power. Ground rules for ratification process. Debate between Federalists and Anti-federalists; winning approval. George Washington, first elected president, puts plan to work. Different philosophies within cabinet, Federalist vs. Republican. Washington declines to run for third term.
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|Genre:||North American Studies