Connecticut compromis

Connecticut compromis

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  • Virginia Plan
  • New Jersey Plan
  • Connecticut Compromise
  • a proposal for a bicameral legislative branch. setting forth the idea of population-weighted representation in the proposed national legislature.
  • Three-Fifths Compromise
  • You are 3/5 of a person.
  • a proposal for the structure of the United States Government  created in response to the Virginia Plan. The New Jersey plan would have kept the one-vote-per-state representation under one legislative body from the Articles of Confederation. 
  • Commerce Compromise
  • an agreement that large and small states reached, It retained the bicameral legislature along with proportional representation of the states in the lower house, but required the upper house to be weighted equally between the states. Each state would have two representatives in the upper house.
  • Slave Trade Compromise.
  •  the issue as to who was eligible to be counted for the population for each states number of seats in the house was a topic of controversy. The population of slaves would be counted as three-fifths in total when apportioning Representatives, as well as Presidential electors and taxes.
  • We need Tariffs
  • The compromise mandated that tariffs were only to be allowed on imports from foreign countries and not exports from the U.S. This compromise also dictated that interstate commerce would be regulated by the federal government. It also required that all commerce legislation be passed by a two-thirds majority in the Senate
  • North
  • South
  • We do not want tariffs
  • this compromise, Northern states, in their desire to keep the Union intact, agreed to wait until 1808 before Congress would be able to ban the slave trade in the U.S. 
  • We will not ban the slave trade yet.
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