Creating and Ratifying the Constitution first Steps
Updated: 1/29/2020
Creating and Ratifying the Constitution first Steps
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  • Selected Framers of the Constitution
  • Fellas, remember we need a declaration of rights in the Constitution.
  • We need to build a new government in order to meet the needs of the nation.
  • I favor a strong national government!
  • William Paterson
  • I believe the Virginia plan should advocated two legislative houses of which membership would be based on population
  • I agree with you but we should also consider the New Jersey plan. The New Jersey plan would advocated one legislative house, membership in which would be equal for all states.
  • James Madison
  • Should all the states have the same number of votes (as they did under the Articles of Confederation where each state had one vote?
  • You know this issue blocked the proceedings for many weeks right?
  • should each state’s number of votes depend on the size of its population (or wealth) as proposed in the Virginia plan?
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