United States Constitution is the fundamental law of the United States, which has the highest legal force.
1) It was adopted on September 17, 1878 at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. Then all thirteen American states subsequently ratified this document and on March 4, 1789 U.S. Constitution entered into force.
2) As the United States Constitution was adopted by the Constitutional Convention, which consisted of 74 delegates from 12 states (the only state that refused to send representatives was Rhode Island), it is impossible to outline specific author or authors. Nevertheless, the most significant influence on the text of the document had James Madison, the main ideologist of "Virginia Plan".
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