Gov Assignment

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compromises/plans

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  • Virginia Plan
  • New Jersey Plan
  • Hamilton Plan
  • 50 years Later...
  • Still Going Strong
  • This is the plan for government proposed by James Madison in which a bicameral legislative branch was used. In both of the houses, the population of each state would determine how many representatives they had. This plan favored larger states.
  • Three Fifths Compromise
  • This is the plan for government in which a unicameral legislative branch was proposed. Each state would receive the same representation in this house. This was more favorable to small states.
  • Electoral College
  • Electoral College casts votes for presidnet
  • It was a bicameral model in which the legislature would hold their positions for life. Hamilton believes in the supreme power of the government, and that officials should hold positions for life so that they would not have to be concerned with the whims of the people.
  • Connecticut Compromise
  • When counting population, states could claim three of every five slaves. This was important in the deciding of how many representatives each state could have. This reconciled the factions of the north and south. It allowed for both the north and south to have similar representation in the House of Representatives and satisfied both parties.
  • Counted in the population
  • Not counted in the population
  • The electoral college is a body of people who represent the states of our country. They formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president. The voters in each state cast their votes, which tell the members of the Electoral College how they should vote. It is the Electoral College vote that determines the presidential outcome. The number of Electoral College votes of each state is determined by the population of the state.
  • Votes
  • Votes
  • The Connecticut Compromise reconciled the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan. In this plan, there was a bicameral legislature. In one house, the representation was based on population and in the other, each state had equal representation.
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