From May 25th to September 17th, 1787, twelve of the thirteen states met in Philadelphia to revise the Articles of Confederation. In conclusion, the Constitution was created.
James Madison drafts his Virginia Plan, Edmund Randolph presents it to the Constitutional Convention on May 29th, 1787. The Plan proposed a strong central government composed of three branches: legislative, executive, and judicial.
The New Jersey Plan created by William Paterson proposed for each state to have one vote in Congress as opposed to the number of votes based on population.