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New Jersey plan

"Small" based on equal representation regardless of size

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Great compromise/Connecticut compromise

proposed bicameral house/senate system

3

Electoral college

Controlled democracy and calmed fears of mobocracy

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3/5 compromise

Said that slaves still needed to be considered part of the population (3/5)

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How many states are needed for ratification of the constitution?

9/13

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Federalist a

Wanted a strong central government, supported constitution, and were northern merchants

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Anti-Federalists

Wanted a relaxed government, supported states rights, and were souther farmers

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Bill of rights

Protected individual freedom and state sovereignty; James Madison

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Virginia plan

"Big" called for proportional representation based on population

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Federalist papers

Essays ratifying conventions to set aside emotions