A Colonial Tour from TeachersFirst: Philadelphia
Before, during, and after the American Revolution, Philadelphia was the focus of cooperation among the American colonies. A center of nationalist spirit in its own right, Philadelphia was home to the Continental Congresses which met at the time of the Revolution. In 1787, delegates from the states of the newly independent nation again convened in Philadelphia, this time to draft the U.S. Constitution. The sites listed below will help you see all there is to see in this historic city and region.