History of the United States
US Constitution
Democratic National Conventions

What were the major themes of the Constitutional Convention?



User Avatar
Wiki User

Meeting in 1787, the American Constitution Convention had a number of central themes that served as primary discussion-points, and points of contention, for the delegates in attendance. None was more important than the multi-faceted theme conveyed in this two-part question, 'What power must the federal government legally wield -- and how?'