View your list of saved words. (You can log in using Facebook.)
(September 1786) Meeting in Annapolis, Md., U.S., that caused the convening of the Constitutional Convention. Delegates from five states gathered to discuss problems in maritime commerce but found they could not solve them without making changes to the Articles of Confederation. They issued a call to all states to meet in Philadelphia in 1787 to resolve the difficulties.
This entry comes from Encyclopædia Britannica Concise. For the full entry on Annapolis Convention, visit Britannica.com.
Seen & Heard
What made you look up Annapolis Convention? Please tell us what you were reading, watching or discussing that led you here.