the great compromise

the great compromise

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  • The new jersey plan! equal for EVERYONE! each state gets 1 vote.
  • how many votes does each state get in the new government?
  • What? No! the Virginia plan! more people=more votes
  • sounds good to me
  • how about we compramise? we use bicameral legislature. house of representatives which is based on population. more people=more votes. Also the senate, eache state gets equal votes.
  • Slaves should also represent the population!!!
  • How can they be counted apart of the population when they dont get taxed
  • sounds good to me
  • how about this. 60% of the slaves can count as the population. And thoose 60% of slaves will get taxed. 
  • i will not let this go for 20 years
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