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The Constitutional Convention <sup>:31</sup> took place from May 25 to September 17, 1787, ..... Few agreed with Madison that its members should be elected by the lower house. James Wils...

America's Founding Fathers - Delegates to the Constitutional ...

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...it is expedient that on the second Monday in May next a Convention of delegates who shall have been appointed by the several States be held at Philladelphia ...

The U.S. Constitution: The Delegates - UMKC School of Law

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it is expedient that on the second Monday in May next a Convention of delegates who shall have been appointed by the several States be held at Philladelphia ...

Founding Fathers - National Constitution Center

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An ailing John Dickinson of Delaware was unable to attend the Convention's final session but had fellow delegate George Read sign his name in absence, for a ...

Constitutional Convention: People - Shmoop

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People in Constitutional Convention. Brief biographies of ... to George Washington. He was a member of the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1776, state a.

Congress for Kids: [Constitution]: Delegates to the Constitutional ...

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Why did the delegates to the Constitutional Convention agree to keep discussions in their meetings a secret? Why did the founding fathers protect freedom of the ...

Constitutional Convention · George Washington's Mount Vernon

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Donate Membership ... In 1787, George Washington was persuaded to attend the Constitutional Convention and subsequently was unanimously elected its ...

United States Constitution: Primary Documents of American History ...

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The members of the Constitutional Convention signed the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Constitutional ...

ThisNation.com--Delegates to The Constitutional Convention

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A more active member of the convention. Member of the committee that drafted the Great Compromise. Blair, John Lawyer. VA. Y. Helped ratified the Constitution  ...

BRIA 25 2 The Major Debates at the Constitutional Convention ...

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But the question arose over how to elect the members of the two houses of Congress. For half the summer, the convention debated this issue. Some delegates ...

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Individual Biographies of the Delegates to the Constitutional ...

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What makes this Constitutional Convention remarkable is that the delegates were both young and experienced. The average age of the delegates was 42 and ...

United States Constitutional Convention - Constitution Facts

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The United States Constitutional Convention of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ... Other than Gorham, the committee members had all been respected lawyers, and  ...

7 Things You May Not Know About the Constitutional Convention ...

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Sep 17, 2012 ... For four months during the summer of 1787, the Constitutional Convention met “ in order to form a more perfect union.” With the country's legal ...