Constitutional Convention/Summer in Philadelphia

Constitutional Convention/Summer in Philadelphia

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  • Summer in Philidelphia
  • And it's so hot!
  • The mosquitoes are so bad!
  • The Great Compromise
  • Do we agree?
  • No!
  • Yes!
  • The Great Compromise
  • How about we do half and half?
  • Okay
  • Sure!
  • Sure!
  • The state senators come to Philadelphia and notice how hot it is there.
  • 3/5th Compromise
  • How much is a slave worth in population?
  • The state senators do not agree on a Constitution.
  • Federalists Vs. Anti-Federalists
  • What should the government be like?
  • We should let the people control the government!
  • A man named Roger Sherman comes up with a compromise for the Constitution.
  • Key People
  • I'm James Madison and I wrote the US Constitution!
  • I'm George Washington and I helped get the US Constitution recognized!
  • State Senators decide how much a slave is part of the population.
  • A whole person
  • Nothing
  • The Federalists wanted to have a government run by the people, but the Anti-Federalists wanted a large Federal Government.
  • There should be a central Federal Government!
  • All three of these people made the US Constitution what it is today.
  • I'm Rodger Sherman and I created the Great Compromise!
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