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  • Summer in Philadelphia 1787
  • Oh god! Why does it smell so bad?
  • Bakery
  • Get that cow out of here. Its driving away my customers!
  • The Constitutional Convention
  • the Constitution stinks more than the streets of phildeaphia
  • James Madison- Father of the Constitution
  • George Washington- President of the Convention
  • Benjamin Franklin- oldest
  • The dispute between the two plans
  • I want the Virginia plan!!
  • I want the New Jersey plan!!
  • Summers in Philadelphia were horrible. At that time people threw their feces in the streets because they had no toilets and the sun was so hot imagine how much it smelled!
  • The Great Compromise
  • What if we had both the Virginia and New Jersey plan? We could have two houses one could be Senate and the other one can be Representative!
  • The Article of Confederation was a very weak government because the states had much power but the Confederation didn't have enough so the Delegates including George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and James Madison met.
  • The 3/5 Compromise
  • Well what about the slaves? Should we count them as people for the States Representatives or property?
  • the Virginia Plan written by Jame's Madison called for two houses but the New Jersey Plan called only for one house which was Legislative.
  • The Bill of Rights
  • The Virginia plan is great!
  • No the Constitution is perfect and shouldn't be changed!
  • But the New Jersey plan is better!
  • Roger Sherman wrote The Great Compromise to settle the dispute between the Virginia and the New Jersey Plan. He suggested that we have both a Senate and a Representative House.
  • the 3/5 Compromise was the compromise that stated that slaves would be counted as 3/5 of a person because if they were property they would have to pay taxes on them.
  • YAY now we can count them as a state Representatives!
  • They should be counted as 3/5 of a person that way there not property and we don't have to pay taxes on them!
  • YAY now we don't have to pay taxes on them!
  • What do you mean its perfect? The government have way to much power!
  • Anti-Federalist thought the Constitution gave to much power to the government and not enough to the people, so they suggested a Bill of Rights! but the Federalist thought the Constitution was good by itself so the Delegates put in a Bill of Rights to be put in to secure the rights of the people.
  • The Constitution gives to much power to the government and not enough to the people!
  • I agree with Benjamin! why should we change the constitution? Its perfect!
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