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Constitutional Convention Facts
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention averaged 42 years in age. Fifty-five men assembled in Philadelphia for the Constitutional Convention: 29 were university graduates (of schools ranging fro...
Percentage of total wealth owned by top 1% of colonial households in 1774: 16.5% Percentage of total wealth owned by top 10%: 59% Number of delegates appointed to the Constitutional Convention: 74...
checks and balances, balance of powers The fundamental underpinning of American government, whereby the Constitution ensures a degree of balance between each of the three branches (executive, legis...
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