virginia and nj plan
Updated: 1/8/2020
virginia and nj plan
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  • 1. The Virginia Plan
  • 2. The New Jersey Plan
  • 3. The Great Compromise
  • The Virginia PlanBicameral governmentEach state gets representatives based on their population e.g. higher population = more representativesBenefits larger states
  • 4. The 3/5 Compromise
  • The New Jersey PlanUnicameral governmentEach state has 1 representativeBenefits smaller states
  • The great compromiseBicameral governmentIn house representatives are by population and in senate 2 representatives for each
  • For Every 5 slaves it counts as 3 votes, Southern states wanted slaves to count as 1 vote per slave because they had more slaves and wanted more representatives, Northern states did not want slaves to have a vote because they did not have many slaves.
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