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  1. The Philadelphia Convention By, GiannaCocozzo

  2. During a four months period, 55 delegates from several states met to build a Constitution for a federal republic. • First intention was to fix the articles of confederation. • It became apparent that the articles needed to be abandoned a new constitution needed to be written What happened

  3. The Philadelphia convention took place to address problems in the United States of America, which were operating under the Articles of Confederation.It was signed by 38 delegates on the final day of the convention. Importance

  4. Some of the problems that lead to having the Philadelphia Convention were because the government was to weak. The states had too much power. States were not required to pay a certain amount of tax. No tariffs. No trade barriers. Reason why

  5. Alexander Hamilton and James Madison led the Constitutional Convention and worked with delegates to write the new constitution, so that the government had more of a say , without taking away what the states had to say. Who proposed or solved the solution