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Transcript of Constitutional Convention
New Jersey Plan
"big" state plan
based on population
"small" state plan
Senate - equal representation
House of Representatives - based on population
This means that there are two
houses in the Legislative Branch.
The Senate and
the House of Representatives.
WHAT ABOUT US WOMEN!?!?!
What was the problem?
How was the problem solved?
Veterans from the American Revolution were not paid for their service because the government couldn't tax
Daniel Shays and other farmers led a rebellion closing down courts so they couldn't repossess their farms.
Courts were going to foreclose on their farms.
US government couldn't stop the rebellion.
Everyone realized that a new Constitution was needed with a stronger central government.