The original purpose of the Constitutional Convention was to revise the Articles of Confederation. However, it really turned into a debate on how America should be governed, resulting in the United States Constitution. More »

The Constitutional Convention of 1787 met to rewrite the laws of the United States government as they were agreed upon under the Articles of Confederation. Drafted in 1777, the Articles of Confederation were the American... More »

The Constitutional Convention lasted 116 days, from May 25, 1787, until Sept. 17, 1787. Throughout the course of the convention, the Constitution was rewritten many times, states USConstitution.net. More »

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The original purpose of the Constitutional Convention was to revise the Articles of Confederation ratified by the states in 1781. However, the Articles of Confederation were soon dropped in favor of a plan to create a ne... More »

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The Constitutional Convention of 1787 met to rewrite the laws of the United States government as they were agreed upon under the Articles of Confederation. Drafted in 1777, the Articles of Confederation were the American... More »

The Constitutional Convention, also known as the Philadelphia Convention, was an official meeting of the United States government that was convened to make changes to the Articles of Confederation, an early federal gover... More »

The delegates of the Annapolis Convention met in September 1786 to discuss the problems with the Articles of Confederation, the first governing document of the United States. Because the document gave no power to Congres... More »