"A constitutional convention is called" in 1786 a series of events began that would eventually lead to a new form of government for the united states. 12 states sent delegates to the meeting in Philadelphia in the summer 1787.
"The convention's Delegates" the 55 delegates to the constitutional convention, as the Philadelphia meeting became known, were a very impressive group. THe convention did not reflect the diverse U.S. population of the 1780s
"The Delegates Assemble" Back in 1776, many american thought that government was the main threat to people's rights. But by