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Ratifying the Constitution Signing the Constitution Delegates to the Constitutional Convention The Work Begins Writing the Constitution The Great Compromise Bill of Rights Powers of the Federal Government The Three Branches of Government Checks and Balances Amendments Women - The Right to Vote

The Work Begins


Uncle Sam, the word spy, wants you to take a minute and test your knowledge.

Match the word(s) in the left-hand column to complete the questions or statements in the right-hand column. Check your answers.

George Washington A. This man kept detailed notes that provided us with the most of our knowledge about Constitutional Convention.
Rhode Island B. The Constitutional Convention was called for the purpose of __________.
James Madison C. The year the Constitutional Convention met.
rewriting the Articles of Confederation D. Who served as president of the Constitutional Convention?
1787 E. Delegates came for the Philadelphia Constitutional Convention from all states except this one.


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Did you know the Constitution was drafted in fewer than one hundred working days in secret, behind locked doors that were guarded by sentries?

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