History of the Constitutional Convention

History of the Constitutional Convention – Episode 9

By March 23, 2009 No Comments

Ned Ryun continues his series on the Constitutional Convention.

In this Episode:

  • The beginning of the Constitutional Convention.
  • George Washington presides over the Convention.
  • James Madison keeps detailed notes of each day’s happenings.
  • Delaware asserts the rights of small states while reading state’s instructions.
  • The Rules of the Convention are laid down.
  • Large state delegates come to the Convention better prepared.