This tool demonstrates visually which delegates were present at each meeting of the Convention.
Track each member of the Convention’s participation in its twelve “Action Committee,” smaller groups tasked with helping the Convention move to the next stage of the deliberative and decision-making process.
A summary of the critical turning points of the Convention with links to the debates.
Despite the rule of secrecy that the delegates adopted, there is a great deal of correspondence that occurred during the Convention that reveals some of the twists and turns that took place behind closed doors.
Read the final text produced by the Convention and sent to the states for ratification.
How might the delegates have celebrated the end of their labors (and what did it cost)?