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The Philadelphia Convention
A look at the issues and controversies that occurred during the Philadelphia Convention in 1787.
# 124414 | 1,250 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (U.S. Birth of the Nation 1750-1800)

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This paper examines the events that occurred at the Philadelphia Convention in 1787 during which the United States Constitution was drafted. It examines the issues and controversies, and the compromises that were used to reach accord on issues such as representation, the creation of a chief executive, and slavery.

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"According to an essay published on the U.S. Constitution net website, the Constitutional Convention of 1787 produced the most enduring Constitution ever created. Although the United States existed prior to the ratification of the Constitution, it was a nation held together by the Articles of Confederation which was recognized by many people at the time as a largely ineffective document. For example, under the Articles of Confederation, the federal government had no authority to regulate trade between and among the states. Also, Congress could..."

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