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Unformatted text preview: Constitution Drafting and Ratification Why did some Americans want to revise the Articles of Confederation? Who were the delegates to the Constitutional Convention? 19 46 27 6 55 81 34 12 22 12 states represented 55 delegates 46 colonial/state reps 34 lawyers 19 slaveholders 22 Revolutionary vets 6 Signed the Declaration of Indep Well Bred, Fed, Read, Wed Where did they meet? Philadelphia, PA When? May thru September 1787 Purpose? Revise the Articles Under what conditions? Secrecy and confidentiality What proposals for this new government emerged? Virginia Plan Three branches [Executive-Legislative-Judiciary] Legislative Branch w/2 houses & representation based on population in both Levy taxes New Jersey Plan Legislative Branch with ONE house and EQUAL representation from the states What major issues divided the delegates?...
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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2011 for the course HIST E111 taught by Professor Hudson during the Spring '09 term at South Carolina.

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