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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

Writing the Constitution


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.

To create a new Constitution A. The American Constitutional Convention of 1787 was dominated by who?
55 B. The Constitutional Convention was held where and when?
2 C. The oldest member of the Constitutional Convention - 81 years old.
Four months D. What was the purpose of the Constitutional Convention?
men having large property holdings or commercial interests E. How long did the Constitutional Convention last?
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the summer of 1787 F. How many delegates participated in the Constitutional Convention?
Benjamin Franklin G. How many future presidents participated in the Constitutional Convention?


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Did you know the Constitution was written in the same Pennsylvania State House where the Declaration of Independence was signed and where George Washington received his commission as Commander of the Continental Army?

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