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  • We Southern states believe blacks should count in population and representation in congress
  • If taxation is counted we will have more members in congress.
  • If slaves are counted in population we will have less members representing us in congress because we don't have as many slaves.
  • We Northern states believe slaves should not count in the overall population in congress and determining taxation.
  • Slaves are counted as 3/5ths of a person in determining taxation.
  • The solution is the 3/5ths comprimise.
  • and 3/5ths in representation in congress.
  • The Virginia Plan was mainly supported by larger states.
  • We believe that there should be two houses of legislature and representation to congress and the house of representatives based on population.
  • The New Jersey Plan was supported mainly by smaller states because if it was based on population the smaller states would have almost no representation.
  • We believe there should be one house legislature; Congress, and should have equal representation.
  • There will be two house legislatures and EQUAL representation in the upper house of congress.
  • The Great Comprimise
  • and there will be PROPORTIONAL representation in the lower house based on population.
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