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Why did the Constitutional Convention meet in Philadelphia in 1787?


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Answered 2007-12-21 07:29:33

To improve the Articles of Confederation. Make the constitution.

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The Constitutional Convention met in Philadelphia.


The US Constitutional Convention was in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The year was 1787.



The Constitutional Convention met in Philadelphia from May to September of 1787. Delegates from the different colonies came here to discuss the problems facing the government of the United States. From this convention, the U.S. Constitution emerged and was adopted.


The Constitutional Convention was held at Independence Hall, in Philadelphia.


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The Constitutional Convention met from 25 May 1787 to 17 September of the same year, just under 5 months.



Delegates meet at that Constitutional Convention to amend the Articles of Confederation.


The Constitutional Convention took place in Philadelphia from May 25 to September 17, 1787. The delegates met at the Pennsylvania State House. Due to travel difficulties and long distances, not all of the delegates were present during the early meetings.


Yes , because they were elected by the population of the states to meet there. I hope this was helpful !! ~AC


Delegates convened the Constitutional Convention to establish a better government and update ideas found in the Articles of Confederation. A growing population as well as lack of control over changing territories were major factors in choosing to meet in 1787.


The Constitutional Convention met in the city of Philadelphia, PA. It took several months to decide on the articles. The first 10 amendments were added later.


They meet to amend the constitution.


met in the summer of 1787 in philadelphia




To try to create a stronger central government


The 55 delegates met in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1787 to change the Articles of Confederation.


The Annapolis Convention decided to meet the following summer in Philidelphia to amend the Articles of Confederation, the failure of which necessitated the convention. That later meeting was the Constitutional Convention.


Philadelphiaother websites that I researched said that it was held in the city of Philadelphia.Independence Hall Independence Hall


the confederation government was too weak to meet the needs of the country


the confederation government was too weak to meet the needs of the country


They met in Philadelphia because they wanted to revise the weakened Articles of Confederation. Instead they ended up re-writing the Constitution.



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