Constitutional Convention of 1787

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What event highlighted the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation prior to the Constitutional Convention?

Weak Shays' Rebellion

Why did Rhode Island not send delegates to the Constitutional Convention?

Belief in strong state sovereignty

How many delegates attended the Constitutional Convention in May 1787?

55

During the Constitutional Convention, what was a notable characteristic of the group of delegates assembled?

Mainly lawyers and politicians

What was the prevailing weather condition during the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia?

Very hot

What critical event exemplified the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation prior to the convening of the Constitutional Convention?

Shays’ Rebellion

Which state did not send delegates to the Constitutional Convention in May 1787?

Rhode Island

What was the primary focus of the delegates at the Constitutional Convention regarding financial issues?

Dealing with financial instability and finding solutions to address economic challenges.

How many states were represented by the 55 delegates who attended the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in May 1787?

12 states

What was the general occupation diversity among the delegates who participated in the Constitutional Convention?

Various jobs

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