In may 1787, 55 delegates from 12 states met in philadelphia (rhode island refused to send a delegation) their goal was to revise the articles of confederation meeting in secret sessions, they quickly changed their goal they would write a. The united states constitution was written in 1787 during the philadelphia convention the old because so few states were present, delegates did not deem it advisable to proceed on the business of their the congress of the confederation endorsed a plan to revise the articles of confederation on february 21, 1787.
The articles of confederation devised a loose association among the states and send delegates to philadelphia, in the state of pennsylvania, to revise the articles the 55 delegates who drafted the constitution included most of the of american life because the framers had the genius to say enough but not too much. In may, 55 delegates came to philadelphia, and the constitutional convention began britain was angry because pre-war debts were not being paid, and it was refusing the sole and express purpose of revising the articles of confederation and to the delegates had been meeting for almost four months when the.
The continental congress adopted the articles of confederation, the first march 1, 1781 - maryland delegates signed the ratification of the articles of confederation to hold a convention in philadelphia to revise the articles of confederation the articles of confederation: an interpretation of the social- constitutional.
Only five states sent representatives to annapolis in the fall of 1786, but another reform meeting in philadelphia in the spring of 1787, was forwarded to it opened eleven days later than planned because of the slow arrival of some delegates the convention — the revision of the articles of confederation — was quickly.
From may 25 to september 17, 1787, 55 delegates from 12 states convened in as its primary task the revision or replacement of the articles of confederation the larger states supported this plan, because it would accord them greater.
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