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Constitution of the United States: The Constitutional Convention

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Signing of the Constitution, September 17, 1787

On February 21, 1787, the Continental Congress resolved that:

... it is expedient that on the second Monday in May next a Convention of delegates who shall have been appointed by the several States be held at Philladelphia for the sole and express purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation...

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