Unformatted text preview: that had no intention of giving up their sovereignty. (b) Because there was such a weak government the central government could give little to maintain peace and order (1) Shay's Rebellion: revolting high taxes/debts (2) Bickering among the states over taxes (3) States coining their own money Drafting the Constitution 1. The Virginia Plan _______________________________________________ (a) A bicameral legislature: lower house chosen by the people, upper house elected by lower house; the number of reps, in the legislature is done by the population to each state's population. (b) National executive branch, elected by the legislative branch. National court system, created by the legislature. 2. The New Jersey Plan (favors smaller states) __________________________ (a) Each state would have only one vote in congress....
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- Fall '07
- Government, american government, Separation of Powers