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    exasperated with the government, and they have the right to be, but a Constitutional Convention is not going to fix any of our problems. Every state has its own dilemmas, and these issues can be solved through the everyday political process. A Constitutional Convention is simply not necessary, when the Constitution itself is not what is holding back the Illinois State government. What could possibly be the purpose of a Constitutional Convention? Is it to change provisions on the state budget, income tax,

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    My instruction helped my students develop skills regarding critical evaluation of different accounts of the historical debates dealt with during the constitutional convention. I did this by providing my students with strong instruction which included two sources on the matter, one primary source and one secondary source. The reason I did one primary and one secondary source is because now my students have knowledge on the subject from someone who experienced these events first hand and they can see

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    the Constitutional Convention in 1787 used them to assist in the writing and subsequent ratification of the Constitution. The Federalist Papers were actually 85 letters written to newspapers in the later 1780’s to urge in the ratification of the Constitution. Ratification was needed by 9 of the 13 States. Once the Constitution was written in Philadelphia to replace the ineffectual Articles of Confederation, the act of ratification began. There ensued a nationwide debate over constitutional principles

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    The Constitutional Convention was held at Philadelphia from May 25 to September 17, 1787. The purpose of the convention was to revise the articles of confederation. However, what happened instead was an entirely new system of government being created to replace the failed articles. The true results that came forth from the convention is known today as the United States Constitution. Many topics were discussed during the convention, many which have been changed or altered in the decades after the

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    as good, and there would still be poorly written parts. The new constitution was called the Constitutional Convention. People complained that their Liberty was being taken away and they wanted it back the Congress thought about the complaints and decide to consider revising the Constitution. The revising turned into the Constitutional Convention. There are many more causes of the Constitutional Convention. For example, Daniel Shay led an uprising against high state taxes. Rebels stopped

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    Our Constitutional Convention was affected by many things prior to the event. Many discussions were arranged in order to set up alliances and partnerships. As a Southern Plantation owner, my group had many preliminary discussions and we formed an agreement with the Bankers, Workers, and the Farmers. These discussions were necessary because my group needed to form agreements and get others to vote for our cause and this could only be arranged if we held preliminary discussions, which we did. There

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    One of the first debates after the war was held at the Constitutional Convention. The Constitutional Convention was held in Philadelphia, May of 1787. The meetings discussed about the government under the Articles of Confederation. The convention started with Governor Edmund Randolph, also drafted by James Madison, suggested the Virginia Plan. The Virginia Plan was made to suggest a new form of government. The Virginia Plan discussed fifteen ideas. The bicameral legislature, which meant two houses

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    are focused on protecting the wealthy’s economic interests. When setting up the Constitutional Convention only the elite of the time were chosen which most held positions of command or were already tied to constitutional forces, Shay’s rebellion was started due to the fact the government failed to pay the people, and lastly elitism is the most reflective of America. The men who attended Constitutional Convention were the elite of the time. The problem with this is that only the elite got to attend

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    of the constitution either attended or graduated college, were involved in the American Revolution, and had already been involved in the government. The Constitutional Convention was a meeting held in Philadelphia between May and September of 1787. There, delegates discussed revisions to the United States Government. The Constitutional Convention was held in order to address the problems of the weak central government that existed under the Articles of Confederation. Many of the ideas that were written

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    keep the states united temporarily. The states had all the power, so any changes made to the Article of Confederation would take every state to approve it or amend it. In February 1787, Congress decided that a convention should be convened to revise the Article of Confederation (Constitutional Rights Foundation, 2009). Congress felt the Article of Confederation was not enough to effectively deal with the young nations issues. Congress knew it was time for the country to move forward, and to do that

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