History of Delaware's Signing of the Constitution. On September 17, 1787, delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia held ... It had been a long convention—they had been meeting since May—but in the end the delegates had ...
The actual document was not signed until August, when Benjamin Franklin signed ... Britain, the French wanted to arrange for a three-way treaty that would end the war ... poor health, he participated as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in ... In September 1787, the Constitution was completed, but many delegates ...
Wilson was, in the end, a tragic figure, a founder who understood the future too ... to the Pennsylvania Constitution of 1776, but at the Constitutional Convention of ... he voted in favor of and ultimately signed the Declaration of Independence.
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 in Philadelphia ... of a supreme being is in the statements often attached to the end of the document indicating ... Five days before delegates signed the Constitution, Virginia's George Mason, ...
Howard Chandler Christy, Signing of the Constitution, 1940, oil on canvas – US Capitol ... To say a great deal of skepticism attended the Constitutional Convention ... a bicameral legislature was re-introduced in an attempt to end the stalemate.
Oct 6, 2017 ... Last month, representatives from 22 states gathered in Arizona to plan the nation's first constitutional convention since 1787. Delegates railed ...
Kids learn about the Constitution of the United States government. ... In May of 1787 the Constitutional Convention gathered to discuss changes to the Articles of the Confederation. ... In the end, an agreement was reached called The Great Compromise. ... 39 of the 55 delegates at the convention signed the document.
The Constitution of the United States is over 200 years old. Below are ... 1787 — The Constitutional Convention begins on May 25, in Philadelphia. Fifty-five ...
Professor Freeman discusses the debate over the Constitution at the Federal ... State Fears of Monarchy: Attendees of the Constitutional Convention [00:08:48].