Talk:U.S. Constitutional Convention
This one doesn't seem to be from Wikipedia, but I can't be sure. Anyone check if it's CZ Live? Yi Zhe Wu 13:28, 14 April 2007 (CDT)
Richard: in this sentence: "All the states ratified but as a condition, the Anti-Federalists insisted on a Bill of Rights, which met most of their objections", I don't think the instance of "Bill of Rights" should be capitalized - they were not asking for The Bill of Rights, but rather a bill of rights... which became the Bill of Rights :) However, I'll defer to you as the original author. Steve Mount 08:12, 24 April 2007 (CDT)
- good point, you're right and I will change it. Richard Jensen 19:24, 24 April 2007 (CDT)
I edited the Farrand reference to use the online Library of Congress edition, as I think it is more credible than any other source. Feel free to change it back if there is disagreement. The edition they have online is from 1911, so I changed the date to match. Steve Mount 00:28, 27 April 2007 (CDT)
- Steve--good change. I added a little un-Wiki speculation in a footnote, assuming we are allowed this in CZ. Richard Jensen 05:31, 27 April 2007 (CDT)
The following sentence seems to be a bit overstated: "The presidency was not controversial." That statement ignores whole days of debate at the convention and the profound concerns and fears many delegates had about the establishment of the Executive and its specifics.