A loose confederation of sovereign states and a weak central government leaving most of the power to the states.
A group of protesters, led by Daniel Shay's, began a 6-month rebelion to prevent the trial and imprizonment of debt-ridden citizens.
New Jersey Plan
A meeting to address the problems of the weak central government made by the articles of confederation.
Great compromise & 3/5 compromise
A plan to have a strong central government made up of three branches, Legislative, Executive, and Juditial.
A response to the Virginia plan proposing that bigger states will have more power than the smaller states.
The great compromise made it so the larger and the smaller states would have equal representation. The 3/5 Compromise was an agreement to count 3/5 of a state's slaves in appointing represenitives, siresct taxes, etc.