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SS "Confederation to Constitution" Jeri
Updated: 11/21/2019
SS "Confederation to Constitution"  Jeri
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  • As the delegates meet for the first Constitutional Convention....
  • When the Constitutional Convention was organized in the Sate House, Pennsylvania, some people were missing. Jhon Adams and Thomas Jefferson were missing because they had to represent the U.S in Great Britain. But, 55 delegates from 12 states came to the convention.
  • At the convention many new things were discussed. Such as the 3/5ths compromise. The 3/5ths compromise proposed that 3/5th of the total slaves would be counted in a count of the citizens in the U.S. Also, at the convention the ratification of the Constitution was brought up. After a close vote in Virginia, the Bill of Rights was made due to peoples want. The Bill of Rights had 10 amendments or rights to the people.
  • Afterword at the convention, the people voted on either the Virginia Plan or the New Jersey Plan. Both of these plans asked for a new government. In the end, the Virginia Plan won with modifications. Along the lines of modifications, the plans were split into parts. The Legislative,Judaical and Executive Branches. These branches represented different things such as, the Legislative Branch thought up of laws while the Executive Branch made the laws reality.
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