Constitutional Convention Comic

Constitutional Convention Comic

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  • I believe we need to have a meeting over government because ours is to week
  • Andres Neiraperiod 2
  • Yes i agree too our articles of confederation are not very effective
  • smaller states such as Maryland,Delaware,New Jersey did not like the virginia plan 
  • every state sent delegates except Rhode island
  • James Madison was the best prepared to give his speech about the new constition
  • George Washington from Virginia was elected to lead the convention
  • they tried to create a government called federalism which gave state governments powers
  • the candidate with the most votes would win president 
  • they agreed upon other governments like republicanism where citizens elect people to govern them
  • they agreed on a supreme court which was leaded by a president 
  • Edmund Randolph and William Patterson proposed the Virginia plan and the new jersey plan
  • while larger states did not like the new jersey plan
  • the delegates agreed on the role of a president for the United States 
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