Branches Of The Virginia Plan

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The Virginia Plan was drafted by James madison and presented on May 29, 1787 by Edmund Jennings Randolph. Randolph, former governor of Virginia, wanted to prevent a crisis in the federal system and felt that revising the federal system would be necessary to create a strong central government that would benefit states with large populations. He thought the federal system should create a two system congress, the House of Representative and the Senate which would control Virginia, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. The Virginia Plan also composed three separate branches, The Executive Branch, the legislative branch, and the Judicial Branch. However, the constitution didn’t want one branch to overpower the other branches and so it created checks
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