On September 4, 1787 at the Constitutional Convention at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Brearley Committee reported its recommendation for an Electoral College method of choosing presidents. John Dickinson later recalled that committee member, James Madison, had originated the plan. Yale Law School constitutional scholar Akhil Reed Amar reveals the profound consequences the Electoral College had on the North/South balance of power in America in this sneak peek from "The American Constitution” historical documentary movie premiering 2020. https://constitutionmovie.com

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