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Who was chosen to preside over the Constitutional Convention?
George Washington
Who counted as 3/5 of a person in the "Three-Fifths Compromise"?
enslaved persons
What did the Federalists and Anti-Federalists both agree was a good idea to add to the Constitution?
a bill of rights
What was an important trait of all of the delegates?
all well-educated
What group opposed the Constitution?
Anti-Federalists
What does the Electoral College do?
select the President and Vice President
Which state's plan was similar to today's government?
Virginia
What was the task of the delegates at the Constitutional Convention?
To write a constitution
Which state did not participate in the Constitutional Convention?
Rhode Island
Which plan was based ONLY on equal representation?
New Jersey's
Why was the work at the Convention kept a secret?
so the delegates could speak freely
What type of representation was the Virginia plan based on?
population
Which state's plan was similar to the Articles of Confederation?
New Jersey's
Which state's plan included one house based on population and the other house with equal representation?
Connecticut
How many states were represented at the Constitutional Convention?
twelve
What state was the last to ratify the Constitution?
Rhode Island
Which state's plan was similar to the Articles of Confederation?
New Jersey's
When did the delegates sign the Constitution?
September 17, 1787