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...
...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
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 ...
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 ...
People in Constitutional Convention. Brief biographies of ... to George
Washington. He was a member of the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1776,
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 ...
Donate Membership ... In 1787, George Washington was persuaded to attend the
Constitutional Convention and subsequently was unanimously elected its ...
The members of the Constitutional Convention signed the United States
Constitution on September 17, 1787 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The
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
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