Constitutional Convention Advantages and Disadvantages - Name Mishelle Goykhberg Date A.P U.S History I The Constitutional Convention – Advantages and

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Name: Mishelle Goykhberg Date: A.P. U.S. History I The Constitutional Convention – Advantages and Disadvantages Plan or Compromise Advantages Disadvantages Who would this plan or compromise benefit? The Virginia Plan More democratic More representative of the will of the majority Checks and Balances Judicial decisions reflect the will of the people. Natural Rights, Minorities could be hurt by majorities. Nothing ever gets done. The people may not listen to the plan. This plan would benefit the people as a whole as their beliefs are being represented. The New Jersey Plan Protects the rights of the minorities. More efficiently run. Is more constitutionally based. Checks and Balances Gave more power to the states Number of representatives equal from each state Decisions based on the opinion of a few instead of the will of the majority. Less deliberative The method is less fair for bigger
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