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.