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Were any of the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention also part of those who signed the Declaration of Independence?
yes people including begimin franklin.
Why was James Madison considered the best-prepared delegate to the Constitutional Convention?
HE copied down all of the notes at the metings.
Why did the delegates to the convention decide to keep their debates secret? ***
so that they could say what they wanted to say and just speak freely without interuption.
Instead of revising the Articles of Confederation what did the delegates decide to do?
They wrote a new constitution.
Describe the Virginia Plan?
It had three branches of government. The larger states would have more representatives than the smaller ones.
What is a compromise?
it is a settlement in wich each side gives up some of its demands on order to reach an agreement.
What was the Great Compromise?
It was when the agreement between the small and large states where compramised.
Name some of the difficulties facing the members of the Constitutional Convention?
slaves, smaller and big states.
What are the opening words of the Constitution?
We are the peopel of the united states in order to form a more perfect union.
Did all the members of the Constitutional Convention sign the Constitution?
No all of them but three.
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