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There are many different occupations of the framers of the constitution like soldiers, planters, educators, ministers, physicians, financiers, and merchants. But of all of these occupations being a lawyer was the most popular. 35 out of the 55 were lawyers. Many of the framers of the constitution actually did more than one of these jobs. All of the framers were educated in their own ways. Some went to law school, some went to medical school, and some didn't even go to college! They learned all they needed to know from their up bringing. Some had fathers that were very interested in politics and taught them everything they needed to know.
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