Charles Morris gouverneur morris


EARLY LIFE Charles Morris was born in New York city. He was also born into wealth. He has an older half brother named lewis, they were both taught with private tutors in Huguenot school. He also lost his leg in a carriage accident when he was young. He went to Kings college and graduated at the age of 16.

FACTS He had 1 son named Charles Morris Jr.. He stayed in Europe for about a decade. In 1809 he married Anne Cary.

FAMOUS He is famous because he was the deciding vote to keep George Washington president. He also drafted the constitution.Lastly he spoke out against slavery.

ADJECTIVES Wealthy, Smart, Good person

QUOTE ''This magistrate is not the king, the people are the king.''

INFLUENCE How Gouverneur Morris influenced others is he advanced the idea of being a citizen of a single union of states rather than of just their state.

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Melaina Ramsey

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