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Great Compromise

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When was the Constitutional Convention? It was May-September 1787
Where was the Constitutional Convention held? It was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in their State House.
Why were they meeting for the Constitutional Convention? They were meeting because they planned to fix the Articles because the States had too much power.
What did they actually do at the Constitutional Convention? They actually rewrote the Articles and named the second attempt The Constitution.
What was Virginia's nickname for the Great Compromise? The Large State Plan
What was New Jersey's nickname for the Great Compromise? The Small State Plan
What type of legislature did Virginia want? They wanted a bicameral or two houses or parts
What type of legislature did New Jersey want? They wanted a unicameral or one house or part
What type of representation did Virginia want? They wanted to be represented based on popultaion
What type of representation did New Jersey want? They wanted to have an equal voice or two people per state
What went into the Constitution from the Virginia plan? The Bicameral, representation being based on population, supreme power rests in the central government, and three branches in the central government to create a separation of power
What went into the Constitution from the New Jersey plan? Equal representation, supreme power rests in the central government, gave central government the power to tax and regulate trade
What two other things did Virginia want? They wanted supreme power to rest in the central government and three branches in the central government to a separation of power
What two other things did New Jersey want? They wanted supreme power to rest in the central government and give the central government the power to tax and regulate trade
Why was the 3/5 Compromise needed? The Compromise was needed because the were arguing whether or not the slaves should be counted when determining the state's total population for legislature representation and taxing the state.
What was the 3/5 Compromise? 3/5 of the slave population would count towards the total for population the southern wanted it.
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