Alexander Hamilton and the Constitutional Convention
At the Convention
Influence on the Constitution
The British Plan
"Extreme Executive Authority" of the United States held by a "Governor" elected by the people.
"Supreme Legislative power" of the United States invested in "two different bodies of men"
Election to be decided by "Electors chosen by the people in the Election Districts"
"The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America" elected by the people
"All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives."
"Each State shall appoint... a Number of Electors" who vote in the presidential election
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