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Creating the constitution
How many of the states sent delegates to Philadelphia?
which state did not?
in all how many delegates were chosen to attend? How many actually attended the convention?
which state legislature, controlled by soft money forces, and helped by inflation was against a stronger central government?
which delegation did not reach Philadelphia until late July even though the convention began on May 25?
the delegates were referred to as what?
group or framers
name 2 delegates that went on to become presidents.
James Madison and George Washington
name a delegate that became the first secretary of the treasury.
how many had signed the declaration of independence?
what was the average age of the delegates?
nearly half of the delegates were in their______.
which delegate was the oldest?
which patriot said he "smelt a rat" and refused to attend?
name 4 famous Americans that were not in attendance.
Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, John Adams, Thomas jefferson, John hancock
who was the president of the convention
each state delegation was to have how many votes
what would carry a proposal
who was the secretary that kept the conventions journal
most of what is known of the work of the convention came from what
James Madison's notes
who is regarded as the father of the constitution
the framers met on _____ of the 116 days
the Philadelphia convention was called for what reason? However, what did the delegates realize they were there for
Recommend revisions in the articles of confederation/ create a new government
no state had more to do with the calling of the convention than?
complete the following proposal put forth by Edmond Randolph of Virginia: resolved that a _____________________________________.
national government ought to be established consisting of a supreme legislative, executive, and judiciary
on may 29, the Virginia plan was put forth. It was primarily the work of who
what did the virginis plan in the end call for?
the creation of a national government with expanded powers and the powers to enforce its decisions
who was the conventions most outspoken champion for a stronger central government
which plan would call for a federal executive of more than one person
new jersey plan
the two major plans centered on what question?
how should the states be represented in congress