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Why did the 12 states send delegates to philadelphia in 1787?


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Answered 2012-12-05 03:32:22

to draft the constitution

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Why did 12 states send delegates to philadelphia in 1787?

They did it out of fear that the rebellion might spread.



Which state refused to participate in Philadelphia convention of 1787?

Rhode Island did not send delegates to Philadelphia for the convention.





Why were the states asked to send delegates to Philadelphia in 1787?

To change the Articles of Confederation **** The delegates met to deliberate over the NEW government. The Articles of Confederation were too weak and needed "modifying". The delegates met to approve the Constitution. ****


What state refused to take part of the convention in Philadelphia in 1787?

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How many people were at the Constitutional Convention?

Convention DelegatesThe Constitutional Convention began in Philadelphia on 25 May 1787. A total of 55 delegates representing 12 states attended the Convention. Rhode Island was the only state not to send a representative.


What was the only state that did not send delegates to Philadelphia?

Rhode Island is the only state that did not send delegates.


Which state did not attend the Philadelphia convention in 1787?

Rhode Island did not send anyone to the 1787 Philadelphia convention to represent their state.


What did states send to congress?

States did, and still do, send delegates to congress.


Which states refused to send delegates to the convention?

Rhode island refused to send delegates to the Constitutional Convention.


What were the causes of shays rebellion of 1786?

It frightened some leading Americans. They believed that a stronger central government would protect against popular unrest. In response, Congress asked the states to send delegates to a convention in Philadelphia in 1787. their task was to revise the Articles of Confederation.


Which state refused to go to the continental congress in 1787?

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Why did Florida not send delgates to philadelphia in 1787?

Florida did not become a state until 1845.



How many delegates were at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia PA?

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What 4 delegates did Massachusetts send to the Constitutional Convention in 1787?

Elbridge Gerry, Nathaniel Gorham, Caleb Strong, and Rufus King


Did all the states send delegates to the Constitutional Convention?

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Which states sent delegations to the constitution convention in 1787?

The Philadelphia Convention (also known as the Constitutional Convention) took place from May 25 to September 17, 1787, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to address problems in governing the United States of America, which had been operating under the Articles of Confederation. Although the Convention was purportedly intended only to revise the Articles of Confederation, the intention of many of its proponents was from the outset to create a new government rather than "fix" the existing one. The delegates elected George Washington to preside over the convention. The result of the Convention was the United States Constitution.DelegatesConnecticutDelawareGeorgiaMarylandMassachusettsNew HampshireNew JerseyNew YorkNorth CarolinaPennsylvaniaSouth CarolinaVirginiaRhode Island did not send delegates to the convention.


What were the results of the Annapolis Convention?

The Annapolis Convention resulted in a request for a larger convention where all states would send delegates authorized to examine broad issues. This led to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.


Why didnt rode island send delegates to the philadelphia convention?

the didnt want the convention to create a more executive government


What states delegates failed to sign the Constitution?

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Which state didn't send delegates to the convention-?

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