the Articles of Confederation were the original constitution put in place in 1781. and had 48 delagtes.
Shays rebbelion happed because people were mad about the taxation being put on them, the taxes could make them eventually loose their homes and much worse their source of income their farms.
new jersy plan
the constitutional convention took place in 1787 in philedelphia to rewrite the articles of the confederation but ended up completely rewriting it ending up with the United States constitution.
great and 3/5 compramise
the virginia plan proposed that there would be two houses, a upper and a lower house. the lower house would be chosen by the people, and the lower house would elect the cheif executive (president) and the upper house. The upper house would be the countrys goverment and would represent the states.
the new jersy plan proposed that the states would have 3 branches of goverment and all states would have equal power no matter their size. the plan also gave the goverment the ability to tax its citizens.
the great compramise made it to where there would be two houses a upper and a lower, the lower house would each have their vote from their citizens. the 3/5s plan made it to where a slave counted as three fifths a person.