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  • The summer in Philadelphia
  • The heat is terrible!
  • These mosquitos are killing me!
  • The Virginia Plan and The New Jersey Plan.
  • We need 2 houses of Congress, and representation is based on the states population... We'll call it The Virginia Plan
  • NO! We need 1 house in Congress, and all the states get 1 vote! The New Jersey Plan!
  • The Great Compromise
  • or maybe... The Great Compromise! We will have 2 houses. The house of representation based on people, and the Senate's representation based on the states population.
  • George Washington, Ben Franklin, and James Madison complaining of the heat and the mosquitoes
  • The Southern States feelings on slaves
  • Slaves should be counted as any other person when figuring out our population!
  • There is much disagreement of how the United States government should be causing a lot of disagreement.
  • The Northern States feelings on slaves
  • Slaves aren't allowed to vote! They shouldn't be counted as population... they should be counted as property!
  • A compromise is created which created Congress with two houses. The house of representatives and the Senate.
  • The 3/5 Compromise
  • We will initiate the 3/5 compromise. Each slave will be counted as 3/5 of a person.
  • The Southern states believed slaves should be counted as people not property,
  • The Northern states did not believe slaves should be counted as people because you buy them therefore they are property.
  • After much disagreement finally it was decided that each slave would be worth 3/5 of a person.
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