Constitutional Convention In 1787: The New Constitution

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In 1787 a Constitutional Convention was held to revise the Articles of Confederation (AOC). Instead of revising the AOC, they created a brand new constitution. During the convention, several new plans of government were proposed. At the convention, there were two plans. The Virginia plan was the big state plan and called for a bicameral legislature based on population. The New Jersey plan was the small state plan and called for a unicameral legislature based on equality. Fortunately, the founders compromised. This was called the Great Compromise. We need a Great Compromise between banning guns and defense and security. In the article “The Case For Banning Guns”, the writer says that “(guns)...can give you an intoxicating feeling

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