The Constitutional Convention of 1787-Brooke Edmun

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1. The Articles of Confederation

1.1. The Articles originally failed,because it presented a fear of a strong central government.

1.2. Originally gave states the power

2. Federalists

2.1. The federalists wanted to create a stronger central government

2.2. They were supporters of the constitution

3. New Jersey Plan:Small States

3.1. The New Jersey plan represented smaller states,and they wanted a unicameral legislation.

3.2. Every state gets one vote

4. The Bill of Rights

4.1. Rights given to us

4.2. The Bill of Rights are important,because they give us are freedom and liberty.

5. Virginia Plan:Large States

5.1. Bicameral legislation

5.2. Representatives for each house would depend on population of the state

6. The Great Compromise

6.1. Provided a bicameral Congress

6.2. House of Representatives-each state represents to its population;each state has 2 senates

7. 3/5 Compromise

7.1. 3/5ths of the slaves counted as population in determining representation

7.2. The 3/5 compromise was about how other people only said that slaves were 3/5th of a human.