Const. Part 1

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  • Important leaders and men such as George Washington, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and Benjamin Franklin arrive in Philadelphia for a convention discuss a plan to make the government strong.
  • Thank you for electing me, George Washington as leader today at the State House.
  • I, James Madison will record everything that is said and done during the convention.
  • I, Gov. Randolph of Virginia present the Virginia plan created by Washington, Madison and others
  • This plan depends on the size of the state and how many delegates they will be able to choose.
  • We need a set of rules for our government
  • We will write a Constitution
  • Members from smaller states feel the Virginia plan is not fair
  • We propose the New Jersey Plan where all states no matter size, will have the same number of representitives
  • I vote no against this plan. We need a compromise!
  • We will call this new plan the Great compromise. It ha some parts of both plans.
  • Both sides work out a compromise and give up something to create a plan
  • 1st draft of Constitution printed, and George Washington and 38 others also sign after.
  • Thank you for electing me, George Washington as the first President of the United States in this year of 1789!
  • We, the states and people chose, elected and approved the constitution!
  • In May 1790, All 13 states ratified the Constitution and are truly called The United Staes of America!
  • Congress then added the first ten additions as the Bill Of Rights so the people were always protected
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