How Did The Virginia Plan A New Constitution

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Final Exam Part I: QA2 The Virginia Plan a New Constitution The Virginia Plan proposed a new Constitution designed as a republic and a strong national government. The most distinguished feature of the plan created structural changes as well as delegated sovereignty to the Federal government and the people. This transfer of power diminished the role of the States in the national government. The Virginia Plan structurally replaced the unicameral Congress by separating federal power among three branches of government, a bicameral legislature, an executive and a judiciary. In addition the people, instead of the States, would elect the lower house of the legislature who in turn elected the upper house (DFC pgs. 8-9). Furthermore, Federal power

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