On July 4, delegates developed a compromise plan that sidelined Franklin`s proposal. On 16 July, the Convention adopted the Great Compromise with a heartbreaking one-voice lead. As the celebrants of 1987 duly said, there probably would not have been a Constitution without that vote. • 1. Anti-federalists – people who did not support the Constitution 1787 . 2 Compromise – both sides give a little to reach an agreement. 12 Main Concepts Most delegates wanted a strong national government of popular sovereignty- Idea that the political authority belongs to the people Balance power of the national government with the states Federal power-sharing between a central government and the federal government has power, The authority of the Authority of the federal authority gov`t obey the power to use the army to enforce the laws the troops under the command of the presidential states assigned control over areas to the federal government to agree on part of a formal agreement or treaty 6 The great compromise Some members wanted small modifications to the articles of confederation Some wanted to rewrite the articles completely There were also differences between the states: large and small; Based on how they will be represented in the new government on slavery, economic issues such as tariffs As strong to make the national government exactly 200 years earlier, the authors of the U.S. Constitution, which met at Independence Hall, had reached an extremely important agreement. Their so-called “Great Compromise” (or Connecticut compromise in honor of its architects, S.G.S. MPs Roger Sherman and Oliver Ellsworth of Connecticut) offered a dual system of congressional representation. In the House of Representatives, each state would be allocated a number of seats relative to its population. In the Senate, all states would have the same number of seats. Today, we believe that this regulation is self-evident; in the summer of 1787 welk-hot, it was a new idea.
in order to reach agreement on an issue that people have diverging opinions on 8 New Jersey State PlanPrededed the structure of the Congress of the same unicameral legislation of the house that would be an equal vote for each voting state that would benefit small states because a large population had no impact on the . Of Votes Convention Could Not Agree After Months of Debate A compromise was 14 Checks and Balances Kept a branch of too much power Ex: Congress suggests or refuses that the law of Congress can veto with a majority of 2/3 Judicial Branch vote laws, in order to maintain other branches of abuse of power of the Supreme Court verified laws passed by Congress to make an agreement, or to end an argument with someone to end something like an agreement or agreement by which both parties get an advantage or an advantage In the weeks before July 16, 1787, the Framer had made several important decisions on the structure of the Senate.