Constitutional Convention.

Updated: 3/30/2021
Constitutional Convention.

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  • Independence Hall1787Philadelphia Hall
  • The Federalists and Anti-Federalists are discussing changes to the Articles of Confederation that didn't work.
  • Federalist: The Constitution should be ratified. We need stability!
  • Anti-Federalist:The Constitution is just giving the government to much power! We need our freedoms.
  • The Bill of Rights shouldn't be added into the Articles!
  • Yes, it should. It will guarantee us our rights and freedom!
  • We don't need it! The Bill would be constricting the already constricted government.
  • Yes we do! It will guarantee us our rights so we can avoid oppression!
  • Eventually, they compromised and in end the Bill of Rights were added to the Articles of Confederation. This is now known as the Constitution. The event is known as the Constitutional Convention.