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All 13 states were invited to send delegates to the Constitutional Convention. Only Rhode Island refused to send delegates, fearing (correctly) that the Convention didn't really intend to revise the Articles of Confederation, but rather to replace it with a Constitution that created a strong federal government.

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The first person to arrive at the constitutional convention was John Dickinson

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Ben Franklin was at age 81

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Ben Franklin was the oldest delegate at the Constitutional Convention.

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