A constitution convention is called A meeting was called to talk about fixing and changing the articles of confederation
The Convention's Delegates 55 delegates to the confederation Convection bout half lawyers others merchants and doctors many were state legislatures delegates called founding fathers george washington ben franklin james madison. thomas jefferson and john adams over seas. convention did not reflect us population of 1780's. would eventually provide full rights to americans.
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The delegates assemble MOst people arrived with no knowledge of what they are doing. some people thought they would design new plans for the government 1776 people though the government was the main threat to the people 1787 people came into conflict and needed the gov challenge faced at delegates setting up a strong federal gov 29 delegates the convention was officially under way.
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The convention begins first order elect a prez. every delegate voted for george wash for prez. At next meeting they decided on the rules for the convention. They wanted to hear all ideas and to change sides in any debat. to keep privacy they shut windows guards outside the door.
The virginia plan may 29 delegates began real work of designing a new gov. george recognized edmund at the first speaker. ithe plan was going to be and they were going to do. But nobody knew because they kept it a secret
The great compromise They finally had everything together and were all ready to leave and have thee government all set up and have some good rules.