Nation at the Crossroads: The Great New York Debate over the Constitution, 1787-88

Nov 2008 | New-York Historical Society

The great debate over the United States Constitution in New York in 1787-88 culminated in a county-by-county election of delegates, which may be considered among the first truly democratic elections in the modern sense. Exhibition website features illustrated timeline of the debate, video interviews, maps, and substantial archive of historic documents. Companion exhibition was running at the New-York Historical Society from November 14, 2008, to January 11, 2009. Conceptualization and project management by Ducat Media.

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