Delegates. The states had originally appointed seventy representatives to
the Convention, but a number of the appointees did ...
What makes this Constitutional Convention remarkable is that the delegates were
both young and experienced. The average age of the delegates was 42 and ...
...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
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention. On February 21, 1787, the
Continental Congress resolved that: ... it is expedient that on the second Monday
in May ...
Delegates hailing from all the original states except Rhode Island gathered in the
... State House in 1787 to participate in the Constitutional Convention. Many of ...
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 ...
Sep 17, 2012 ... On the 225th anniversary of the Constitution's adoption, explore seven surprising
facts about the delegates to the Constitutional Convention ...
70 Delegates had been appointed by the original states to attend the
Constitutional Convention, but only 55 were able to be there. Rhode Island was
the only ...
On this day in History, Constitutional Convention delegates begin to assemble on
May 14, 1787. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Looking back to those events that preceded and prepared the way for statehood,
Alaska's constitutional convention of 1955-56 stands out as perhaps the final ...