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The Constitutional Convention took place in the old Pennsylvania State House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The intention from the outset of many of its proponents, chief among them James Madison of Virginia and Alexander Hamilton of New York, was to create a new government rather than fix the existing one.
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    • Essentials 

    • Historical context 

    • Operations and procedures 

    • Madison's blueprint 

    • Early debates 

    • Compromising on apportionment 

    • Further debate 

    • First draft 

    • Further modifications and concluding debate 

    • Drafting and signing 

    • Slavery 

    • Framers of the Constitution 

    • In popular culture