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Representing the Constitutional Convention
Delegates at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 prepare to sign the U.S. Constitution.
Howard Chandler Christy, "Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States," 1940
This painting hangs in the east stairway in the House wing of the United States Capitol.
Image from senate.gov
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