delegates for a bicameral legislative branch. The plan was drafted by James Madison while he waited for a quorum to assemble at the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
New Jersey Plan (also known as the Small State Plan or the Paterson Plan) was a proposal for the structure of the United States Government presented by William Paterson at the Constitutional Convention on June 15, 1787
The Great Compromise
The Connecticut Compromise (also known as the Great Compromise of 1787 or Sherman Compromise) was an agreement that large and small states reached during the Constitutional Convention of 1787 that in part defined the legislative structure and representation that each state would have under the United States.
Northern States perspectives
The Three-Fifths Compromise is found in Article 1, Section 2, Clause 3 of the UnitedStates Constitution, which reads: ... In the Constitutional Convention, the more important issue was representation in Congress, so the South wanted slaves to count for more than the North did.
Southern states perspective
The Three-Fifths compromise gave southern states disproportionate representation in the House of Representatives relative to free states, thereby helping the southern states to preserve slavery.
The 3/5 compromise
In the Constitutional Convention, the more important issue was representation in Congress, so the South wanted slaves to count for more than the North did.