14th May 1787 In Philadelphia, delegates convene a Constitutional Convention to write a new Constitution for the United States.
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THE SECOND CONTINENTAL CONGRESS
James Madisorn The Virginia Plan
Pennsylvania State House May 25th 1787
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A R T I C L E S Most importantly, they agreed that the Convention should go beyond its mandate merely to amend the Articles of Confederation, and instead should produce a new constitution outright. Confederation
A RTIC LES Confederation Perpetual Union S T A T E S BETWEEN THE o P The new government would have all the powers of the Confederation Congress plus additional powers over the states.
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