Gouverneur morris

Pennsylvania

Profession, Age, Constitution, and Profession Achievements

  • Gouverneur Morris was a politician, Mercantile, Manufacturing and Shipping, Educator at the time he was selected to become a delegate.
  • Gouverneur Morris was 35 Years of Age at the convention.
  • The constitution was signed on September 17, 1787 and among those delegates who signed was Gouverneur Morris
  • Wrote Most of the constitution, and was elected into the New York Committee of Safety

How did Your Delegate help change America?

Morris wrote the Preamble to the Constitution and The "Obligation of Contracts clause" in Article I, Section 10 of the Constitution, which was very useful because it was the baseline for the constitution.

Agreed, or Disagreed

He is best remembered for writing the Preamble to the Constitution and for the "obligation of contracts clause" in Article I, Section 10 in the Constitution.

Representative

He was an extreme aristocrat in his political views, he distrusted the democratic tendencies of the Whigs, but had a firm belief in the justice of the American people which led him to become a representative.

Constitution and Delegate

My delegate wrote most of the constitution which would mean everything on the constitution would benefit him.

Unusual

Pennsylvania's State Bird is a Ruffed Grouse.