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Updated: 10/2/2021
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  • With each state having 1-2 votes, how will more populated states be represented fairly?
  • The VA Plan will create a bicameral legislature where more populous states will have more members in both houses. 
  • With more populous states having more members in the houses, smaller states would be unfairly represented!
  • The NJ Plan will create a unicameral legislature where each state delegation will have one equal vote!
  • Equal representation in congress will cause political divisions between states.
  • What if we created a bicameral legislature where in one house, representatives were chosen based on population, while representatives in the other house were chosen equally?