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United States. Constitutional Convention (1787)

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Corporate name headingUnited States. Constitutional Convention (1787)
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Variant(s)United States. Federal Convention (1787)
Constitutional Convention (U.S.) (1787)
Federal Convention (U.S.) (1787)
United States. Philadelphia Convention (1787)
United States. Grand Convention at Philadelphia (1787)
Grand Convention at Philadelphia (1787)
United States. Grand Convention (1787)
Grand Convention (1787)
Beginning date17870525
Ending date17870917
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedPhiladelphia (Pa.)
Special noteOld catalog heading: United States. Constitutional Convention, 1787
Found inJillson, C.C. Constitution making, c1987: CIP t.p. (Federal Convention of 1787)
Wikipedia, October 7, 2013 (under Constitutional Convention (United States): The Constitutional Convention (also known as the Philadelphia Convention, the Federal Convention, or the Grand Convention at Philadelphia) took place from May 25 to September 17, 1787, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Lloyd, G. The Constitutional Convention, via, October 7, 2013: Introduction to the Constitutional Convention ("Grand Convention" of all the States in Philadelphia in May 1787 to discuss how to improve the Articles of Confederation; very few of the delegates selected were present at the appointed time for the meeting of the Grand Convention in Philadelphia on May 14, 1787; on May 25, a quorum of seven states was secured; last day of the Convention, September 17)