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Miracle at Philadelphia Setting & Symbolism

Catherine Drinker Bowen
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Philadelphiaappears in non-fiction

Philadelphia is the capital of Pennsylvania situated along the Delaware River. Philadelphia is a small bustling city at the time of the Convention, with a busy port and regular market.

Pennsylvania State Houseappears in non-fiction

Located in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania State House is now called Independence Hall. It was the location of the signing of the Declaration of independence and the Articles of Confederation, and the seat of the Second Continental Congress during the Revolutionary War. It is the location of the Constitutional Convention.

Articles of Confederationappears in non-fiction

The Articles of Confederation is the document by which the thirteen American states agree to a common, federal government. While the articles spell out the nature of this agreement, they do not provide the federal government with any power to regulate interstate commerce or to collect taxes. As a result, states come up with their own...

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