Creating a Constitution
Readers Theater Scripts
While the Treaty of Paris ended the War of Independence in 1787, it was not until May of 1788 that the ninth state approved and the Constitution was officially adopted. The new Constitution was a living document, designed to grow and change with the new country.
SETTING: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1787
6 Reading parts: Narrator, George Washington, Opponent of Federalism, James Madison, Edmund Randolph, Federalist
Number of pages: 8
Performance time: 4-5 minutes