Empire of Liberty: A Republic, If You Can Keep It

Excerpt from Dr. Victoria Vermaak’s “The Founding Of An Empire”, University of Serrano Press, 2010.  The 1786 Annapolis Convention set the stage for the Philadelphia Convention. This convention took place from December 10 to May 18, 1787-1788 at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Convention has proven to be one of the seminal moments … More Empire of Liberty: A Republic, If You Can Keep It