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The constitution of the United states was signed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

It was signed in Virginia by 52 people.

The founding fathers signed the Constitution in Philadelphia.

It was signed in the White House

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In May of 1787, the Founding Fathers gathered in Philadelphia. They met in the Pennsylvania State House, the same building where the Declaration of Independence had been signed eleven years earlier. The building is now known as Independence Hall.

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The Constitution was written at a convention at Philadelphia but for the Constitution to be the plan of government (instead of the Articles of Confederation) 9 states had to approve it (there were only 13 back then)

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The representatives who signed the US Constitution, met at Philadelphia's Pennsylvania State House in 1776. Today that building is known as Independence Hall.

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Independence Hall, Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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