Constitutional Convention

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Noun1.Constitutional Convention - the convention of United States statesmen who drafted the United States Constitution in 1787Constitutional Convention - the convention of United States statesmen who drafted the United States Constitution in 1787
convention - a large formal assembly; "political convention"
Founding Father - a member of the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787
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When the Louisiana State Constitutional Convention was in session, I wrote an open letter to that body pleading for justice for the race.
Mr Brown used a speech at a Scottish book festival to call for a constitutional convention to set out the rights and responsibilities of people across the UK.
Scottish Liberal Democrat peer Jeremy Purvis will today lead the charge when he presents his Constitutional Convention Bill.
The Founders acted on the basis of this right when they declared independence from England in 1776 and went on to establish a new government under the Articles of Confederation, and again at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 (and subsequent state ratifying conventions) when they established a new government under the Constitution.
A House Resolution calling for a referendum to let the electorate decide whether or not to call for a constitutional convention to propose amendments to, or revision of, the 1987 Constitution has been referred for consideration by the House Committee on Constitutional Amendments.
Louisiana's light remains "off" for a constitutional convention.
He used the theory and language of constitutional convention to argue that the formation of a coalition without approval from the electorate would be nothing short of undemocratic.
Responsible government now functions as the keystone of constitutional convention and secures the democratic principle in the Westminster parliamentary system: the people elect a House of Commons of their representatives, and the House of Commons determines who forms the government.
Plaid would support a constitutional convention which ruled everything in and nothing out, and we have our own ideas on how these islands could work better together through each country taking greater responsibility for their own decisions.
THE Constitutional Convention is to recommend the offence of blasphemy be removed from Irish law.
What were three fundamental questions to which delegates to the Constitutional Convention had to find answers?
The Constitutional Convention was set up to consider changes to the 1937 Constitution of Ireland.

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