Virginia wanted a strong Government with three branches. They Also feared that larger states would have more representatives.
New Jersey Plan
What did New Jersey want in this plan?
New Jersey wanted the support of the smaller states, Also, they only wanted one house of representatives.
The Great Compromise
I, Roger Sherman from Conneticut come to a conclusion where both states can come to a compromise. Both states shall have two houses, a lower house or house of representatives and an upper house or senate.
Since enslaved people do not vote, we believe that they should not be considered population. Also they are legally considered property
We here in the South believe that enslaved people shall count in the states population because that would give our states more representatives
The 3/5 Compromise
The North and South came to an agreement by each enslaved person would count as 3/5th of a person.