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Who gathered at the Constitutional Convention?
Similarly, who attended the Constitutional Convention?
There were 55 delegates who attended the Convention. The most well-known attendees for each state were: Virginia - George Washington, James Madison, Edmund Randolph, George Mason. Pennsylvania - Benjamin Franklin, Gouverneur Morris, Robert Morris, James Wilson.
Similarly, which was decided upon at the Constitutional Convention? A convention of delegates from all the states except Rhode Island met in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in May of 1787. Known as the Constitutional Convention, at this meeting it was decided that the best solution to the young country's problems was to set aside the Articles of Confederation and write a new constitution.
Similarly, you may ask, when was the gathering for the Constitutional Convention?
In September 1786, delegates from five states met at the Annapolis Convention and invited all states to a larger convention to be held in Philadelphia in 1787.
What did the constitutional convention originally meet to do?
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the problems of the weak central government that existed under the Articles of Confederation.