The Story of the Constitution Author:Marilyn Prolman "THAT WOULD BE LIKE HAVING A KING!" — The time is May 1787 and the place is Philadelphia. More than 50 delegates are gathered at the State House to form a new government - your government! George Washington is here ... and Franklin, Hamilton, and Madison, too. — Hamilton says the President should be elected for life. "But that would be like hav... more »ing a king!" someone shouts. "Big states should have more votes than small states," argues another. How will they ever settle their differences? Join them now and see for yourself how they decide the great issues that will shape America!