It’s June 1787, and a group of men are gathered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Despite the summer heat, the windows are locked to keep people outside from listening in. These men are creating what will become a historic document—the U.S. Constitution.
One of the delegates is so passionate about his ideas that he speaks for six hours straight. Alexander Hamilton was determined to use his words to help shape the young nation. It wasn’t the first time—and it wouldn’t be the last.