The Articles Of Confederation And The Constitutional Convention

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The Constitutional Convention met in the Pennsylvania State House in order to discuss and revise the Articles of Confederation. The notes of the Constitutional Convention were written by James Madison, a supporter of further reform, most significantly a supporter of the Virginia Plan. The notes he wrote were provided to the delegates in order to keep an organized log of what was debated during the meetings. In this transcript, the delegates of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Virginia agreed that the ideas of the Constitution were far too democratic, and would later ruin the established democracy. “[The people] should have as little to do as may be about the Government .. they are daily misled into the most baneful measures and opinions by the
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