Political Science Notes 4/3

Political Science Notes 4/3 - 4/19/2008 Political Science...

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5/7/2009 Political Science Notes The Convention o Delegates 8 had signed the Declaration of Independence 7 were current or former Governors ¾ had served in Congress under the Articles George Washington Majoritarian Nationalist Elected president of the convention Immensely important to the legitimacy of this convention James Madison Majoritarian Nationalist Often considered the father of the Constitution Ben Franklin Majoritarian Nationalist Second most famous member Force for compromise James Wilson Majoritarian Nationalist Second most influential Gouverneur Morris – majoritarian nationalist William Paterson – leader of the state equality nationalists o Rules Each state gets one vote Absolute secrecy Virginia Plan o Madison - wrote o Randolph – governor of Virginia o 2 Points Established a real national government Proposed bi-cameral legislature o On second day it was decided to fine tune this plan
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course POSI 2310 taught by Professor Seigler during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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