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Exhibited the New Jersey arrange, an arrangement that modified the Articles of Confederation ... Individuals from the upper house chose by the lower house. Number of agents would be ...
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The Constitutional Convention May 1787 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Who was there? 55 delegates Lawyers, doctors, commanders, governors, grower, and a school president Well taught All states represented,except Rhode Island

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George Washington Presided over meeting Gave the meeting more noteworthy criticalness Would later turn into the primary president of the United States

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Benjamin Franklin Oldest representative (80 years of age) Like Washington, was very much regarded and added a positive nearness to the gatherings

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Gouverneur Morris Powerful speaker and author Wrote the Preamble Wrote last draft of Constitution Tried to get Constitutional Convention to boycott servitude

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James Madison Father of the Constitution His notes turned into the best record of what happened at the tradition. Supporter of solid focal government

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Edmund Randolph Governor of Virginia Proposed making solid national government as opposed to changing Articles Introduced Virginia Plan to tradition

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William Paterson Presented the New Jersey arrangement , an arrangement that overhauled the Articles of Confederation

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Roger Sherman Proposed a bargain to the New Jersey and Virginia arrangement which came to be known as The Great Compromise

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What Influenced the Framers? English Parliamentary Traditions The Magna Carta (1215) The English Bill of Rights (1689) Enlightenment Thinkers John Locke Natural Rights Baron de Montesquieu Separation of Powers

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Debates, Decisions and Compromises Convention started by picking George Washington to direct gatherings. Every state would have one vote on all inquiries. The agents chose to keep every one of the sessions mystery . This made it feasible for the representatives to talk openly .

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The Virginia Plan Proposed by Edmund Randolph Two-house (bicameral) council Members of the lower house chose by the general population Members of the upper house chose by the lower house Number of agents would be corresponding to the number of inhabitants in every state

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The New Jersey Plan Proposed by William Paterson Kept Confederation\'s One-House governing body Gave Congress the ability to charge and manage exchange Congress would choose a frail official branch comprising of more than one individual

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The Great Compromise Suggested by Roger Sherman Two-House assembly Lower House ( House of Representatives ) Membership would be relative to populace of the state Upper House ( Senate ) Each state would have two individuals

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Slavery Issue Northern states needed to boycott subjugation all through the country Southern states considered subjection key to their economies It was concurred that Congress would not meddle with the slave exchange until 1808

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The 3/5 Compromise Southern states needed slaves to be considered populace with the end goal of representation in the House of Representatives Northerners needed slaves to be considered property and saddled Compromise—slaves would be considered 3/5 of a free individual with the end goal of tax collection AND representation

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Ratification 9 out of 13 states needed to endorse (affirm) the Constitution Federalists-supporters of the Constitution James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and John Jay shielded the Constitution in The Federalist Papers Anti-Federalists-contradicted confirmation Lacked a bill of rights to ensure singular opportunities

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Adopting the Constitution June 21, 1788—New Hampshire (the 9 th state) approved the Constitution June 25, 1788—Virginia sanctioned the Constitution June 26, 1788—New York approved the Constitution November 1789—Constitution approved by North Carolina May 1790—Constitution approved by Rhode Island

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