Disapproving and Accepting the Constitution

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Today, the US Constitution is held as sacred and infallible. But the process of creating it was lengthy, painstaking, and fraught with disagreement. The evidence of this historic struggle is in Benjamin Franklin’s landmark speech, Disapproving and Accepting the Constitution. In this brilliant statement of diplomacy, Franklin communicates his reservations about the Constitution, while at the same time wholeheartedly endorsing its acceptance.