constitutional convention

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  • Hey, I'm George Mason!
  • I am Alexander Hamilton!
  • Hey, I'm James Madison
  • We are the Framers!!
  • Hey, I'm Ben Franklin!
  • Hey, I'm John Jay.
  • Hey, I'm Charles Pinckney!
  • These are the representatives from the large states, Virginia and Pennsylvania.
  • We support the Virginia plan! 
  • No!!!
  • We support the New Jersey Plan!
  • These are the representatives from the small states, South Carolina and New York.
  • We want equal votes for all the states!!
  • We support the New Jersey Plan!
  • I know a way we can all get what we want!
  • We can create two houses in congress. One will support the New Jersey plan, like the small states want, and that will be called the Senate.
  • AND WE CAN CALL THIS THE GREAT COMPROMISE!!
  • How?!?
  • The other can be called the house of representatives, and support our large states, and will be based on population!
  • What is we count three out of every five slaves. We can call it the 3/5 compromise.
  • Now there is another issue we need to discuss! Whether or not we count the slaves in population of a state.
  • WE DON"T
  • We want a strong national government and band!!
  • What should we do about the slave trade?
  • We think you should only tax imports, and not exports, and then in twenty years pick it back up.
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