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Unformatted text preview: entation Large states vs. Small states Means a state like Virginia might have 10 times more delegates than Georgia Constitutional Convention Constitutional Convention The Great Compromise –Connecticut Compromise Lower house – House of Representatives Members elected in proportion to population Elected by the people Census taken every 10 years Upper House – Senate 2 members regardless of population Members chosen by state legislatures Constitutional Convention Constitutional Convention Debate over slavery kept to a minimum How to count slaves for purposes of representation 3/5 Compromise Slaves were counted as 3/5 of a person 1807 External Slave Trade Banned Constitutional Convention
Constitutional Convention Federalist Papers 85 Alexander Hamilton – 50 James Madison – 30 John Jay – 5 AntiFederalist Papers – 84 Various writers Bill of Rights...
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