The Compromise
Updated: 2/5/2020
The Compromise
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  • Virginia Plan
  • Think about it, states will have more representation based on their population. It's fair!
  • Nah dude, what about smaller states? They won't have as much say.
  • NJ Plan
  • But that makes it harder for larger states. Let's think of something else.
  • Ok look, there will only be one house, and each state has equal votes, waddya say bud?
  • Not Abe Lincoln btw
  • Hey, let's agree on a compromise. Congress should be composed of two houses
  • The Connecticut/Great Compromise
  • The smaller house will be called the senate, and it would be represented equally
  • 3/5 Compromise
  • Yo, slaves don't count as population.
  • Ok they can be 3/5 of the population: 3 out of 5 will count as one guy.
  • Slave and Commerce
  • oh
  • Also, you can't mess with this for, like, 20 years.
  • Congress shall be forbidden from having thepower to tax the export of goods from any state
  • Signing Celebration
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