The Convention

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    Span of the convention

  • Parliment

    Parliment passed another set of laws.
  • Delegates

    Delegates from every colony except Georgia met in Philadelphia.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The Second Continental Congress met in Philadelphia.
    The revolution had begun at this time.
  • New Hampshire adoption

    New Hampshire adoption
    New Hampshire adopted a constitution to replace its royal charter.
  • Adoption

    Adopted the Declaration of Independence.
  • Articles

    Articles of Confederation was approved.
  • Delaware

    Delaware added its approval to the ratification.
  • Maryland

    Maryland added its approval of the ratification.
  • New Hampshire

    New Hampshire
    New Hampshire bought the number of ratifying states to nine.
  • New York

    New York
    New York convention brought the number of states to ratify to 11.
  • Congress convention

    Congress convention
    Congress met in Ferderal Hall on Wall Street, New York City. It lacked majority so could not count electoral votes untill April 6.
  • Trip from Mnt. Vernon

    Trip from Mnt. Vernon
    George Washington took oath of office as first president of the United States.