Pros And Cons Of The Constitutional Convention

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One last thing the constitution has that stopped tyranny rule was making sure the smaller states got a fair vote in congress compared to the bigger states. They had a meeting called the constitutional convention where they proposed two distinct plans. The first was the Virginia plan where they favored large states, and wanted it to be based off of population. The second one was the New jersey plan which favored small states, and gave each state an equal amount of votes. They eventually came up with the great compromise, where they proposed that congress would be composed of the senate, and the house of representatives. The house of representatives made it based on the population which provided the power on the large states but the senate made

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