I import all of my inventory from foreign nations, but I hate import taxes! Stupid Congress!
This compromise counted every five slaves as 3 people in order to represent the populations in each state for purposes of representation and taxes. The compromise was supported by the south but the North argued with how slaves should be represented.
2 senators per state
The Electoral college was created to elect a President by a vote in Congress and election of the President by a popular vote of qualified citizens. Votes for states are based on population. It still gives smaller states representation in elections and the majority decides what canadiate the representatives will choose.
Proposed the 3 Branches: Judical, Executive, and Legislative
Based on Population
The compromise gave congress the right to regulate trade within the country and with forgien nations. It also gave congress the power to impose taxes.
New Jersey Plan
Equal representation in the house
One house legislature
The plan took elements form the Virginia and New Jersey Plan. It created a bicameral legislature and the Senate had two representatives and the House had representatives based on population of states.
House of Representatives based on population
The plan proposed a strong central government with a bicameralsim legislature.
Supported by larger states
The plan proposed a one house legislature with only one vote for each state.