The official purpose of the constitutional convention was to write a new constitution?
No, not really. The offical purpose was to revise the Articles of Confederation. Let us say they took a very broad construction of the word revise. <G>
The Constitutional Convention was called because the federalgovernment established by the Articles of Confederation wasconsidered to be too weak to effectively deal with the y…oungnation's issues. Officially, the purpose of the convention was torevise the Articles of Confederation. Many feel that this was adrastic understatement, and that the real goal of many of its keyproponents was to replace the Articles of Confederation and createa strong federal government. Short answer: To correct the problems with the articles ofconfederation.
The Constitutional Convention (or the Philadelphia Convention) of 1787 was called to amend the Articles of Confederation , the rules for the United States' first independent …government. But when the fifty-five delegates attempted to amend the plan, they realized the task was impossible. The delegates scrapped the Articles of Confederation and began working in secret to devise an entirely new framework for government, the US Constitution.
revise the Articles of Confederation
REVISE THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION true
The original plan for the 1787 Philadelphia Convention (later called the Constitutional Convention) was to revise the Articles of Confederation , but many delegates sought to… eliminate the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation by creating an entirely new document.
to have a share betwaan states
the Articles of Confederation
It was called to amend the Articles of Confederation, which werethe rules for the United States' first independent government. Whenthe delegates attempted to amend the plan, t…hey realized the taskwas impossible. So, they scrapped the Articles of Confederation andstarted working in secret to devise an entirely new framework forthe government, which was called the US Constitution.
The delegates call for the constitutional convention because they realized we need a stronger national government.
The constitutional convention had difficulty writing a new nationalconstitution because? .
to reform the central US government
the purpose was to make the federal government stronger and have more control over the colonists.... etc.
The Constitutional convention was called to create and write the law of the land (Constitution).
No, it is not true. The Constitution was really written partially as an experiment, but it was written to replace the Articles of Confederation, which were essentially what fo…rmed the constitution of the US during the Revolutionary War, but they were full of holes, so the Continental Congress decided to scrap them and write a new one.
The purpose was to produce a document to replace or modify the Articles of Confederation as the governing document for the recently established United States of America. The s…tates decided that the Articles were unworkable and needed a fundamental "law of the land". The convention chose to discard the Articles and start from scratch.