Creating the Constitution
                      Ch 2.4
The Framers
  12 of 13 States; 55 delegates, known as the Framers of
   the Constitution

  Lots of experience
    Most...
Secrecy  Decisions
  Rule of secrecy

  Record of the convention
    William Jackson Journal
    James Madison Notes- ...
Govt Ch 2 4
Govt Ch 2 4
Govt Ch 2 4
Govt Ch 2 4
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Govt Ch 2 4

  1. 1. Creating the Constitution Ch 2.4
  2. 2. The Framers   12 of 13 States; 55 delegates, known as the Framers of the Constitution   Lots of experience   Most were in their 30s: James Madison, Edmund Randolph, Alexander Hamilton   Ben Franklin- oldest 81   George Washington- 55   Some not in attendance   Patrick Henry (refused), Sam Adams, John Hancock, Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams
  3. 3. Secrecy Decisions   Rule of secrecy   Record of the convention   William Jackson Journal   James Madison Notes- most in- depth   Convention called to revise Articles, but most came to create a new government

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