What happened at the Constitutional Convention?

The Constitution was written at the Constitutional Convention. In 1787, 55 representatives went to Philadelphia. They came from 12 of the 13 original states. They talked about how to design the government. They wrote the Constitution. After the Constitutional Convention, the states agreed to adopt the Constitution.

Words in bold are English words you may not know. You can learn these words in the Word List.

Question Asked in Exam :

What happened at the Constitutional Convention?

Correct answers (choose one):

  • The Constitution was written.
  • The Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution.

Explanation: The Constitutional Convention took place in Philadelphia from May 14-September 17, 1787 with the goal of redesigning the system of government.

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