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While the Annapolis Convention failed to come up with any concrete solutions to the problems it had been convened to address, it was important because it:

A

Got colonists talking about the issue of taxation.

B

Led to the first concrete laws towards the eventual abolition of slavery.

C

Stirred up passions against England, requiring diplomatic finesse on the part of the government to halt the fevered calls for war.

D

Was led by women and raised the issue of voting being restricted to males only.

E

Requested national support for a constitutional convention to be held in May of 1787.

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