The New Jersey Plan Was Presented At The Constitutional Convention

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The New Jersey plan was another plan that was presented at the Constitutional Convention. The New Jersey Plan was presented by William Patterson on June 15, 1787. This plan was presented because the small states felt that the large states would control the government and they didn’t want that. One component of the plan was that there would be three branches of government: legislative, executive, and judicial. The legislative branch would be unicameral and only have a one house congress. The three branches would write, enforce, and judge the laws. This part of the New Jersey Plan is the same as the Virginia Plan, except that this plan would have a one house congress. The smaller states liked the idea of a three branch government, but would make
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