Miracle at Philadelphia Character Descriptions

Catherine Drinker Bowen
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General George Washington

This individual, a farmer, attends the Convention as a representative from Virginia. He is one of the most respected delegates.

James Madison

This delegate from Virginia is an intelligent political theorist who keeps detailed notes from the Convention proceedings and assists two of his colleagues in writing the anonymous Federalist Papers in favor of the new Constitution.

Alexander Hamilton

This character is a young lawyer who represents New York at the Convention, and serves as an aide to a General during the Revolutionary War.

Benjamin Franklin

At the time of the Convention, this individual is an old man in poor health who is the President of Pennsylvania. During the Convention, he offers wise counsel and calm words.

New Hampshire Delegates

This group arrives several weeks after the Convention begins.

Massachusetts Delegates

This group has a member who protests the proposed Constitution, as well as a...

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