Drafting of the United States Constitution: How did political thought in Europe impact the writers of the U.S. Constitution? What events led to creation of the U.S. constitution? How were the needs of different states considered in the writing of the constitution? What was the role of citizens in the process of drafting of the Constitution? How was the Bill of Rights related to the drafting and ratification of the constitution? What impact did opposition groups to the constitution have on its final language?