Committee of Detail

Committee charged with creating a Constitution based on the resolutions agreed by the Convention.

U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)

Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2019 Edition.

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Sessions (7)

Committee convened and received proceedings from Convention. Randolph proposed his constitutional framework.

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Wilson's initial constitutional framework drawn up.

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Randolph's framework for a constitution amended by the Committee.

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A rough draft of the Constitution drawn up. The New Jersey and Pinckney Plans considered.

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The rough draft of the Constitution expanded on.

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A final draft Constitution drawn up and a report sent to the Convention.

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Proposals for further Congressional powers received and a second report drawn up for the Convention.

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