The Rules For The Next Convention Of George Washington

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• A president needed to be elected
• Many Americans thought that the government was the main threat to their rights
• James Madison wrote that the government had to be powerful enough to protect people’s rights, but not so strong that it could control rights of people
• By May 25th, the convention was officially underway

• George Washington was very admired by most Americans
• Delegates decided on the rules for the next convention

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