The most important reason the delegates chose ratification by popularly elected conventions in nine states was because:

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    this was the method dictated by the Articles of Confederation.
     there was little chance of winning approval of the new Constitution in all state legislatures.
     a constitution based on approval by the people would have higher legal and moral status.
asked Aug 3, 2012 in Political Science by anonymous
    

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a constitution based on approval by the people would have higher legal and moral status.
answered Aug 5, 2012 by Trex ~Top Expert~ (5,685 points)



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