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What were the major issues at the Philadelphia convention of 1787?


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2007-10-02 09:58:21
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Most delegates were acting under direct instructions from their states to repair the Articles of Confederation. The concept of creating a new government under a constitution was something that many were ill prepared to work on. A major problem was keeping a sufficient number of delegates on hand to actually pass an agreement on anything. The big state versus small state issues on representation were a constant point of argument. There were at this convention many of the great thinkers of early American History and many of them were unwilling to compromise on any issue.


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