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One vote, no matter the delegates. If a state was divided, its vote didn't count. If there weren't two or more delegates in attendance, the remaining delegate's state didn't have a vote (the only example of this was New York).

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The number of votes each state had at the constitutional convention?

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What were some of the achievements of William Few as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention?

William Few missed large segments of the Constitutional Convention proceedings, being absent during all of July and part of August because of congressional service, and he never made a speech. Nonetheless, he contributed nationalist votes at critical times. Furthermore, as a delegate to the last sessions of the Continental Congress, he helped steer the Constitution past its first obstacle, approval by Congress. And he attended the state ratifying convention.


How can an Amendment be prevented from passing?

An amendment can be prevented from passing if it does not get enough votes to be proposed (2/3 of both houses in Congress, through a constitutional convention called by 2/3 state legislatures). If an amendment is proposed it can still be prevented from passing by not getting enough votes ( 3/4 of legislatures in states must ratify, or 3/4 of the states must have individual constitutional conventions to ratify it.)


Why were the conventions held?

because they could never agree on anything. so they had to all have at least 9 votes per states and then get things done that way. otherwise there would be no bill of rights if we do/have not had constitutional conventions?


What did bigger states want at the constitutional convention?

The bigger states, like Massachussetts and Virgina, wanted more representation in vote. Beforethe constitutional convention, each state got only one vote when deciding issues. The bigger states wanted to have weighted votes depending on population. So Massachussetts, being busy and heavily populated, would have more votes than, say, Rhode Island. The bigger states got their wish granted. That's why, even to this day, our state electoral votes are weighted on population. California and Texas have much more electoral votes than Kansas or Rhode Island. Some states, like Georgia and South Carolina, wanted their slave population to be included. In the southern states, blacks were 50% of the population. However, they did not want the slaves to be counted as part of their population for taxes. Finally, a compromise was made that one-third of the slave population wouldbe accounted for in both the votes and taxes.

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The number of votes each state had at the constitutional convention?

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Can you change your vote in a national convention?

Yes, votes can be changed. Often there are several votes taken at the convention, but the Republican convention this summer was all ready predefined. When a state gave votes to another candidate the votes were counted FOR Trump not the person named by the state. This happened to Utah. Go watch the convention voting online if you don't believe this.


What compromises did the delegates during the convention?

1. The house of Reps : based on state.population 2. Each state would have equal # of votes in senate.


What were some of the achievements of William Few as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention?

William Few missed large segments of the Constitutional Convention proceedings, being absent during all of July and part of August because of congressional service, and he never made a speech. Nonetheless, he contributed nationalist votes at critical times. Furthermore, as a delegate to the last sessions of the Continental Congress, he helped steer the Constitution past its first obstacle, approval by Congress. And he attended the state ratifying convention.


What does a state delegate has to do?

A state delegate attends meetings and when it is time at the convention votes with the delegation for president.


What compromises the delegates make during the convention?

1. The house of Reps : based on state.population 2. Each state would have equal # of votes in senate.


How can an Amendment be prevented from passing?

An amendment can be prevented from passing if it does not get enough votes to be proposed (2/3 of both houses in Congress, through a constitutional convention called by 2/3 state legislatures). If an amendment is proposed it can still be prevented from passing by not getting enough votes ( 3/4 of legislatures in states must ratify, or 3/4 of the states must have individual constitutional conventions to ratify it.)


How did the us come up with the Great Compromise?

= (During the Constitutional Convention) The great compromise was a mixture of the Virginia plan which gave states with more population more rep. and the New Jersey plan which gave each state equal votes. This is where the U.S got the Senate (New Jersey plan) and the House of Representatives (Virginia plan) =


What was William Few's role in the Constitutional Convention?

;Four years later, Few was appointed as one of six state delegates to the Constitutional Convention, two of whom never attended and two others of whom did not stay for the duration. Few himself missed large segments of the proceedings, being absent during all of July and part of August because of congressional service, and never made a speech. Nonetheless, he contributed nationalist votes at critical times. Furthermore, as a delegate to the last sessions of the Continental Congress, he helped steer the Constitution past its first obstacle, approval by Congress. And he attended the state ratifying convention.P.S; The constitutional convention was in 1787 and he was serving in the Continental Congress from (1780-1788), and then he was reelected to the Georgia assembly in 1783. ~You're welcome.


How is the constitutional amended?

Article V of the Constitution provides two methods to propose amendments and two methods for ratification. Constitutional amendment proposals in method one are by joint resolution of the Congress with a 2/3 vote in each house. (This is the only method that has been used.) Method two is by way of petitions to Congress by 2/3 of the states to conduct a convention for proposing amendments, and then holding such a convention. (An Article V convention has never been held). Amendments proposed by either the congressional method or the convention method are then submitted to the states for ratification. There are two possible methods here as well. Ratification can be done by way of the votes of the state legislatures or by specially elected delegates to state ratification conventions. In either case, ratification requires the votes of 3/4 of the states. The convention method was used in the case of the 21st Amendment (repeal of prohibition).


What was the result of the Constitutional Convention?

The U.S. ConstitutionThough the official purpose of the Constitutional Convention was to revise the Articles of Confederation the convention culminated with the signing of a new document, the U.S. Constitution.


How did delegates vote on the constitutional convention?

Voting on all issues was by state with each state delegation having one vote. Votes within each delegation was by majority vote of the delegation. Motions were made by any individual delegate but required a second by another delegate from any other state delegation other than that of the originating delegate.