US History

US History

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  • We are famous!
  • After Shays Rebellion "A Constitutional Convention is Called¨ which lead to series of events that would lead to a new form of government in The United States in 1786.
  • keep it private 
  • 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention as the Philadelphia In ¨The Conventions Delegates¨ and many famous men were there like George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and the ablest delegate James madison.
  • ¨The delegates assemble¨ Some people didnt know what they were going to do, others though they would make a whole new plan for the government. They had to make a strong government but it had to be limited.
  • ¨The Convention Begins¨ they have to elect a president for the convention. They decided on rules at their next meeting but to ensure privacy by shuting all the windows to the meeting room.
  • The real work began on making the real work on the national government ¨The Virginia Plan¨ The new government was preposed with three branches, and preposed a legislature with two houses.
  • New Jersey delegate William Paterson presented an alternative called The New Jersey Plan.  Virginia Plan won and they made the ¨The Great Compromise¨
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