Chapter 58. The Federal Convention and the Constitution

  1. Jack P. Greene and
  2. J. R. Pole
  1. Mark D. Kaplanoff

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch58

A Companion to the American Revolution

A Companion to the American Revolution

How to Cite

Kaplanoff, M. D. (2000) The Federal Convention and the Constitution, in A Companion to the American Revolution (eds J. P. Greene and J. R. Pole), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch58

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210580

Online ISBN: 9780470756454

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Keywords:

  • federal convention;
  • constitution;
  • delegates;
  • historians;
  • fundamental law

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • The Virginia and New Jersey Plans

  • The Connecticut Compromise and Federalism

  • Nationalism and Sectionalism

  • The Presidency

  • Other Business; Other Views

  • Conclusion: The Constitution