The Constitutional Convention of 1787 Armihja Abubakar

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1. The Articles of Confederation

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

1.2. After a lot of debate by time the second Contenintel Congress that was held on November 15,1777 The Articles of Confedertion was passed and sent to the states for ratification.

2. Federalism

2.1. The Federalist Party, referred to as the Pro-Administration party until the 3rd United States Congress as opposed to their opponents in the Anti-Administration party, was the first American political party.

2.2. Anti-Federalism was a late-18th century movement that opposed the creation of a stronger U.S. federal government and which later opposed the ratification of the 1787 Constitution.

3. The Bill of Rights

3.1. The first 10 amendments to the Constitution make up the Bill of Rights.

3.2. James Madison wrote the amendments, which list specific prohibitions on governmental power, in response to calls from several states for greater constitutional protection for individual liberties.

4. The Great Compromise

4.1. The Great Compromise was an agreement made between large states and small states regarding how much power states would have under the United States Constitution.

4.2. The Great Compromise helped determine how each of the US states was to be represented in the Congress.

5. The 3/5 Compromise

5.1. This is where the only considered slaves or people of color as 3/5 of a person so it to 5 people to equal three people according to slave owners.

5.2. Southern states wanted slaves as humans only for taxation purposes but as property for any other reasons

5.3. Northern states don't use them for taxation but they were still property

6. Virginia plan

6.1. The Virginia plan was bicameral legislature they also had a number or representatives.

6.2. They had a strong national government.They had two senates.

7. New Jersey plan

7.1. The New Jersey plan is unicameral.

7.2. They have three branches judicial, legislative, executive.