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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.

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

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Aug 10, 2010 ... An answer to a frequently asked constitutional question. ... "Why did Rhode Island not send delegates to the Constitutional Convention?" ... The state was not looked upon favorably by others, often being referred to as Rogue ...

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. ) ...

ThisNation.com--Delegates to The Constitutional Convention

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Attended diligently, did not take any major steps at the convention. Bedford, Gunning, Jr. ... Helped approved sending the Constitution to the states for ratification.

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.

Can We Trust the Constitution? Answering the "Runaway Convention"

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The Annapolis Convention, not Congress, provided the political impetus for calling the ... Seven state legislatures agreed to send delegates to the Constitutional ...

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...

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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.

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 ...

Delegates to the Constitutional Convention: Virginia

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Biographies of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention. ... in 1776-77 in the House of Delegates; and in 1778-80 in the Council of State. .... The House he criticized as not truly representative of the nation, the Senate as too powerful. .... At the age of 16, in 1748, Washington joined a surveying party sent out to the ...