Avalon Project - Variant Texts of the Virginia Plan - Text A
[Quoted from Hunt, Gaillard, and Scott, James B., ed. Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787 Reported by James Madison. (New York, 1920), pp. 23-26.] 1. Resolved that the Articles of Confederation ought to be so corrected & enlarged as to accomplish the objects proposed by their institution; namely, "common defence, security of liberty and general welfare."
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