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    "Adoption" of the Constitution for the United States of America

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    The commission of the delegates of the Philadelphia Convention of 1787 were to revise the Articles of Confederation, not to create a constitution.

    In other words, the delegates violated their commission. We could say that what they crafted was ultra vires.

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