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  • The Constitutional Convention, July 16, 1787 .
  • Us small states need EQUAL representation because we have a small population and want to be equally represented!
  • Large and small states argued about the type of representation they needed.
  • But us large states want PROPORTIONAL representation because we need a large amount of representation for our large population!
  • This compromise is now known as The Great Compromise.
  • How about we have two houses. The senate will have EQUAL representation and the House Of Representatives will have PROPORTIONAL representation.
  • Wow! What a great idea Rodger!
  • The Constitutional Convention, 1787.
  • Us FEDERALISTS say that we need a strong national government to protect our rights and don't need a Bill Of Rights!
  • The Federalists and Anti-Federalists argued about whether a Bill Of Rights was necessary.
  • Well, us ANTI-FEDERALISTS need a weak government to protect state power. We also need a Bill Of Rights to protect our individual power!
  • There would be a Bill Of Rights added later in 1791.
  • We have come to a conclusion that we will not be adding a Bill Of Rights to the Constitution.
  • We need a strong government, so a Bill Of Rights will not be necessary.
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