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The Constitutional Convention :31 took place from May 25 to September 17, 1787, ... The delegates elected George Washington to preside over the Convention. ... the chronically underfunded Confederation government, as originally organized, ..... The Connecticut delegation offered a compromise, whereby the number of ...

law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/marryff.html

The original states, except Rhode Island, collectively appointed 70 individuals to the Constitutional Convention, but a number did not accept or could not attend.

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Moreover, the young nation faced many other challenges and threats. ... In the Convention, each state--regardless of its number of delegates-- had one vote, ...

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Biographies of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention. ... of the U.S. Supreme Court, where he helped decide many important cases. ... In 1780 Madison was chosen to represent Virginia in the Continental Congress (1780-83 and 1786-88). Although originally the youngest delegate, he played a major role in the ...

www.history.com/news/7-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-constitutional-convention

Sep 17, 2012 ... When Thomas Jefferson gushingly called the Constitutional Convention delegates “an assembly of demigods,” he wasn't being full of himself.

history.house.gov/Institution/Origins-Development/Proportional-Representation

The Number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty Thousand, ... American colonists, who were used to controlling their local affairs in the directly-elected colonial ... The Convention determined that a Census of the population conducted ... Delegates, however, settled on proportional contributions based on ...

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George Washington of Virginia Presides over the Federal Convention of 1787 ... A number of the delegates, like Washington, either served in the Continental ...

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The final delegate selection to the U.S. Constitutional Convention (also known as the Philadelphia Convention or the Grand Convention, at the time).

www.u-s-history.com/pages/h368.html

The role of The Constitutional Convention in the history of the United States of ... Many were experienced in colonial and state government, and others had ... The delegates considered whether the legislature should be elected directly by the ...