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Council of Revision

by lchervinsky (lchervinsky)

Cite as: lchervinsky, ‘Council of Revision’ in Lindsay Chervinsky, Advising the President, Quill Project at Pembroke College (Oxford, 2016), item 85.


The Virginia Plan provided a council of revision to help the executive review and enforce the federal laws. Unlike a council of state proposed by George Mason or an advisory council advocated by Charles Pinckney, the council of revision would not provide the President guidance as he discharged his daily governing duties.

Approved for publication