Constutional Confederal

Constutional Confederal

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  • A Constitutional Convention Is Called
  • We need a constitution!!!!
  • YES, WE DO!!!!!
  • The Conventions Delegates
  • I have just received a message! There is a constitutional convention! 
  • We must return home at once!!
  • The Delegates Assemble
  • What are we doing here anyway?
  • We'll get to that in a moment Ben, be patient
  • The United States' delegates decided that there were to many problems with the Articles of Confederation so they called a constitutional convention.
  • The Convention Begins
  • 55 delegates in the conventions group became known as an impressive group. Thomas Jefferson wrote "It really is an assembly of demigods."
  • The Virginia Plan
  • And I call this, The Virginia plan!
  • The delegates showed up without knowing what to expect. They later realized that a major problem that they would be addressing is making a federal government with control but not to much power.
  • The Great Comprimise
  • I like The Virginia Plan better!
  • What about The New Jersey Plan?
  • All of the delegates agreed that George Washington should be elected president of the convention. They later agreed on all of the meeting being completely in secret.
  • SHHHHHH! remember men, this MUST remain secret
  • Edmund Randolph was the first to come up with a full plan for a new government that they called the Virginia plan.
  • Sounds great Edmund!
  • A New Jersey delegate offered a different plan similar to the Articles of Confederation. They voted on these two 
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