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Pages of Pages of H1301 Unit 2 Lecture One class 2008 [12]

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Unit 2 Lecture One Hollinger 1301 12 Constitutional Convention and Compromise: Constitutional Convention Summer 1787: delegates were young, active, rising and “functional wealth but not distinctly revolutionary Aimed to produce an active government Protect against The “turbulence and follies of Democracy” Issues: Legislative issue: Large State V Small State Population or property – how counted and how taxed
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Unformatted text preview: • Sectional driven opinions • Make or break issue for South • Grand Committee: Franklin – Great Compromise or Sherman plan for legislative power - Two house - both must agree for laws – House of Representatives directly elected - 2 yrs – Senate selected by State Legislatures for 6 yrs – Slaves would be 3/5 of a person for tax and representation purposes • Slave trade couldn’t be outlawed for 20 years...
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