Abigail Adams did not attend because she was not invited to attend. The MEN that did attend played a significant role in the revolutionary war, war for Independence, and women were still viewed at incompetent to do what men did.
Those not present at the Constitutional Convention were Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson.
Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams.
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Samuel Adams, one of the Founding Fathers of America, refused to attend the Constitutional Convention because he believed the process would lead to a stronger national government, which he opposed. Adams served as the 4th Governor of Massachusetts.
Three founding father that did not attend the constitutional convention were Richard H. Lee, Patrick Henry, and Thomas Jefferson. Also John Adams, Samuel Adams, and John Hancock didn't attend either.
Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams,
Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson are two examples of prominent Founding Fathers who did not attend the Constitutional Convention. Jefferson and Adams were serving as ambassadors at the time, to Paris and London, respectively.
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They were't chooses because Adams and Hancock believed in a strong national government
Abigail Adams wrote to her husband, John Adams, to "not forget the ladies", referring to Women's Suffrage.
The original states, except Rhode Island, collectively appointed 70 individuals to the Constitutional Convention, but a number did not accept or could not attend. Those who did not attend included Richard Henry Lee, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Samuel Adams and, John Hancock.
Patrick Henry, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson did not attend because the dis approved of the Consitution because it didn't give enough power to the states.
did not attend the constitutionthomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, john Adams, thomas Paine, and several more! (Charles Townshend)The answer above is correct but could be improved by adding that the State of Rhode Island did not attend the Constitutional Convention because IRS leaders opposed a stronger central government.
Samuel Adams was not at the Constitutional Convention because he did not support creating a new constitution. Adams was an anti-federalist, and opposed the idea of a strong central government.
Both men feared that it would establish a strong central government.