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What was the main purpose of the consitutional conventional at the start?
revising the Articles of Confederation
What 2 people did not attend the convention?
-Tom Jefferson
-John Adams
What were the 2 main rules established at the convention among the delegates?
-no vote would be binding until right up to the moment of signing
Who was the president of the convention?
George Washington
Who wrote descriptive sketches of each delegate?
William Pierce
Who was the "father of the constitution", and wanted a strong national government?
James Madison
Who lost a leg (had a wooden one) and was nicknamed tall boy?
Gouvernor Morris
Who proposed Virginica plan and wanted a strong National government with supreme branches?
Edmund Randolph