- Delegate's Name: Roger Sherman
- Delegate's State: Connecticut
- Delegate's Profession(s): Judge, Politician, Lawyer, Merchant, and Mayor
- Delegate's Affiliation: Federalist
- Birth State: Massachusetts
- Date of Birth: April 19, 1721
- Date of Death: July 23, 1793
- Delegate's Age When At Convention: 66
- Did Roger Sherman sign the Constitution? Yes
- While in Congress, Sherman drafted a series of amendments which attempted to solidify the powers of the central government.
- He was appointed Justice of Peace and Justice of Superior Court of Connecticut.
What did your delegate do to help America gain independence?
- He served in numerous communities and helped to draft documents in order to pass laws.
Was your delegates profession(s) useful for creating a constitution?
- Yes, he helped to pass and regulate the laws.
- He came up with the ideas of interpreting policies and the Articles of Confederation.
Why was your delegate chosen as a representative?
- He was chosen because he was a member of Congress and a Representative.
- They wanted to remove themselves from the war and declare independence.
What was your delegate's state main export(s)?
- Fish, Rum, Flour, & Dried Meat
How would the Constitution benefit your delegate and/or state?
- To break the deadlock between the large and small states over representation.
How could your delegate make the Constitution benefit their state?
- To provide a series of laws in order to create a valid constitution.
Unusual Fact About The Delegate:
- Apprenticed As A Cobbler
Unusual Fact About Delegates State:
- Connecticut Never Ratified the 18th Amendment (Prohibition)