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The Constitutional Convention <sup>:31</sup> took place from May 25 to September 17, ...... Edmund Randolph*; George Washington · George Wythe*. Rhode Island Rhode Island did not ...

The Constitution of the United States: Questions and Answers

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A. No. Q. Which State did not send deputies to the Constitutional Convention? ... A. Some of the States called their representatives "delegates"; some, "deputies"; ...

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

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Sep 17, 2012 ... 7 Things You May Not Know About the Constitutional Convention ... original states to refuse to send delegates to the Constitutional Convention.

United States Constitutional Convention - Constitution Facts

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The United States Constitutional Convention of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1787. ... Rhode Island was the only state to not send any delegates at all. As history ...

The Constitutional Convention of 1787 in Philadelphia

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This page includes an essay on the history of the Constitution, images, ... In the Convention, each state--regardless of its number of delegates-- had one vote, so a state ... (Rhode Island, which had opposed the Convention, sent no delegation. ) ...

The Constitutional Convention - United States American History

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The role of The Constitutional Convention in the history of the United States of America. ... Only five states sent representatives to Annapolis in the fall of 1786, but Alexander ... Second, no issue was to be regarded as closed and could be revisited for ... What was remarkable, however, was the degree to which the delegates ...

Introduction to the Constitutional Convention | Teaching American ...

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Four states decided not to “prefix” a Bill of Rights to their constitutions, but, instead, .... Rhode Island, the thirteenth state, declined to send delegates. Thomas ...

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 ... The state of Rhode Island refused to send a delegate because it was afraid of losing its states' rights. ... There were no women or minorities.

Constitution - Bill of Rights Institute

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The Constitution was written in the summer of 1787 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by delegates from 12 states, ... In September of 1787, it was sent to the states for ratification. ... Many of the state conventions ratified the Constitution, but called for ... Two states, Rhode Island and North Carolina, refused to ratify without a bil...

Constitutional Convention | United States history [1787] | Britannica ...

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Constitutional Convention, (1787), in U.S. history, convention that drew up the ... to an invitation issued by the Annapolis Convention of 1786 to send delegates. ... delegates from small states (those without claims to unoccupied western lands) ...

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

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The original states, except Rhode Island, collectively appointed 70 individuals to ... Rhode Island did not send any delegates to the Constitutional Convention.

Constitutional FAQ Answer #109 - The U.S. Constitution Online ...

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Aug 10, 2010 ... An answer to a frequently asked constitutional question. ... Q109. "Why did Rhode Island not send delegates to the Constitutional Convention?" ... by a large and populous United States, finally convinced Rhode Island to ratify.

The U.S. Constitution: The Delegates

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Delegates to the Constitutional Convention ... May next a Convention of delegates who shall have been appointed by the several States be held at ... 70 individuals to the Constitutional Convention, but a number did not accept or could not attend. ... Rhode Island did not send any delegates to the Constitutional Convention.