Why was the Constitutional Convention conducted in secrecy? Do you think that we could have a secret meeting today to plan our new government? Do you think that the secrecy was the main reason that ratification took so long?
These questions are debated.
As you justify why secrecy was used, I feel like it was literally to avoid anyone slipping into public discussions or public knowledge about the task at hand. I personally do not think that secrecy was the main reason that ...
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