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Convention & Compromise
VA Plan Called for a two-house legislature. Number of representatives based on state’s size. Both Houses have equal number of representatives. Chief executive chosen by legislature and court system.
NJ Plan Called for a one-house legislature. Each states has equal number of representatives. Congress could tax and regulate trade.
Great Compromise Resolved VA and NJ Plans. Called for a two-house legislature. House of Representatives based on state’s population. Senate would have equal number of representatives for each state.
Three – Fifths Compromise Dealt with slavery. Counted slaves as 3/5 of a free person for taxation and representation in Congress.
Constitutional Compromises/Structure of Government
Compromise name Who it was between…Conclusion Great Compromise Large states (Virginia Plan) Want Representatio n based on population.
Chapter 3 – The U.S. Constitution
Failures of the Articles of Confederation CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION PROBLEMS AT THE CONVENTION VA PLAN NJ PLAN CT PLAN COMMERCE COMPROMISE 3/5.
The Constitutional Convention Philadelphia: May-September Delegates.
Compromises of the Constitutional Convention Essential Skill: 1)State implications and consequences 2)Examine information from more than one perspective.
Objective I can describe the Virginia and New Jersey Plan.
noun - a settlement of differences in which each side makes concessions (gives in a little) to come to a result which solves a problem.
Creating the Constitution
8.3 Shays’s Rebellion and the Need for Change
UNIT 2 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT. LESSON 10 PAGES Why was representation a major issue at the Philadelphia Convention? Objective: Explain the differences.
Constitutional Convention Met in Philadelphia in the summer of 1787 to revise the Articles of Confederation -55 Delegates (planters, lawyers, generals)
Aim: Why is the Constitution called “a bundle of compromises?”
Objective: To examine the importance of the Great Compromise and 3/5 Compromise.
Constitutional Convention. Who? 55 Delegates from the States What? A meeting to discuss the new government When? Summer 1787 Where? Philadelphia (Independence.
“ Creating the Constitution ”. Decisions: Arguments: 1. G. Washington will be in charge (president of the Convention) 2. Write a new Constitution 3. Keep.
A Constitutional Convention Or How Sometimes You Just Have to Compromise.
Compromises of the Constitutional Convention Essential Skill: 1)State the implications and consequences of various choices for how to structure the government.
1. Who attended the Philadelphia Convention and how was it organized? 2. How did the framers resolve the conflict over representation in Congress? 3. How.
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