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I am a presenting the Virginia plan the convention.
I am presenting the New Jersey plan to the convention.
This picture shows how bad the Summer of 1787 Philadelphia was. The townspeople threw their trash and waste out on the street. This brought a large amount of bugs and mosquitos. The Constitutional Convention took place during this and the delegates and leaders spent long hours sweating and being bitten by mosquitos. Many people grew very ill with disease.
I am presenting the Great Compromise to the convention.
The Virginia plan was a plan that gave the state with more population more delegates. Also the big state got two house each. That angered the smaller states because they argued that the Virginia plan was not fair the them. The larger states really like this plan though.
The New Jersey plan was a plan that gave all of the states equal power. Also this said that each state got one house. New Jersey and all of the small states liked this plan, but the larger, more heavily populated states did not like this because it didn't give them enough recognition for their greater population.
Rodger Sherman presents the Great Compromise which stated that each state gets two house and it is based on population, also each state gets one representative based on population.
The Three Fifths Compromise settled the issue of who counted as a citizen in the USA. It determined what the slaves counted as. The slaves ended up being three-fifths of a person
The anti-federalists wanted more power to the government and thought that it was the right thing to do. The federalists wanted more power to the states and thought that it was right.
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