Question 65
Writing the Constitution
What happened at the Constitutional Convention?

The Constitution was written at the Constitutional Convention. In 1787, 55 representatives went to Philadelphia. They came from 12 of the 13 original states. They talked about how to design the government. They wrote the Constitution. After the Constitutional Convention, the states agreed to adopt the Constitution.

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