The Constitutional Convention <sup>:31</sup> took place from May 25 to September 17,
1787, ... The delegates elected George Washington to preside over the
Convention. ... the chronically...
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention ... it is expedient that on the second
Monday in May next a Convention of delegates who shall have ... 70 individuals
to the Constitutional Convention, but a number did not accept or could not attend.
The role of The Constitutional Convention in the history of the United States of
America. ... Interestingly, a number of prominent figures of the day did not attend,
... The delegates considered whether the legislature should be elected directly by
What makes this Constitutional Convention remarkable is that the delegates were
both young and experienced. The average age of the delegates was 42 and ...
Delegates gathered to correct the various problems that had arisen while the ...
Washington also realized that many citizens suspected the Convention would be
... in mind, permitting him to define more clearly the office once he was elected.
The United States Constitutional Convention of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1787.
... the existing Articles of Confederation, many delegates had much bigger plans.
... The delegates elected George Washington to preside over the Convention.
Many delegates had served in the Continental Congress, so they brought ... and
was in fact elected as a delegate, but he boycotted the convention believing that
Describe the composition of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention ...
The states had originally appointed seventy representatives to the Convention,
but a number of the appointees did not accept or could not attend, leaving fifty-
To many of those assembled, especially to the small, boyish-looking, ... General
George Washington was unanimously elected president of the Philadelphia
convention. ... Seventy-four delegates were appointed to the convention, of which
Feb 9, 2016 ... Barack Obama waves to the crowd at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
Photo: Brian .... How many delegates are at stake? In 2016, a ...