If at first you don’t succeed... Creation of a New Government-Take 2: The Constitutional Convention
A Bundle of Compromise <ul><li>3/5ths Compromise </li></ul><ul><li>Great Compromise </li></ul><ul><li>Electoral College Co...
Representation: The Great Compromise (Connecticut Compromise) <ul><li>New Jersey Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Small States </li>...
Representation and Taxation The 3/5th Compromise <ul><li>South </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves do  not  count for... </li></ul><u...
Outstanding Issues Left by the Articles of Confederation <ul><li>Slavery </li></ul><ul><li>Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Repr...
Electoral College Compromise <ul><li>Desire to give more power to the people </li></ul><ul><li>Desire to keep power in the...
Convincing America: Debate over Ratification <ul><li>Federalists </li></ul><ul><li>Favored a strong central government </l...
Bill of Rights <ul><li>1st-10th Amendment </li></ul><ul><li>Protect and Guarantee Personal Freedoms </li></ul><ul><li>Prom...
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Constitutional Convention2

  1. 1. If at first you don’t succeed... Creation of a New Government-Take 2: The Constitutional Convention
  2. 2. A Bundle of Compromise <ul><li>3/5ths Compromise </li></ul><ul><li>Great Compromise </li></ul><ul><li>Electoral College Compromise </li></ul>
  3. 3. Representation: The Great Compromise (Connecticut Compromise) <ul><li>New Jersey Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Small States </li></ul><ul><li>2 Reps./State </li></ul><ul><li>The Virginia Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Larger States </li></ul><ul><li>Reps. Based on Population </li></ul>Great Compromise Senate House of Representatives
  4. 4. Representation and Taxation The 3/5th Compromise <ul><li>South </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves do not count for... </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves do count for... </li></ul><ul><li>North </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot have both </li></ul><ul><li>Must count all or none </li></ul>5 slaves = 3 People for Taxation and Representation
  5. 5. Outstanding Issues Left by the Articles of Confederation <ul><li>Slavery </li></ul><ul><li>Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Representation </li></ul><ul><li>Stronger National Government </li></ul><ul><li>Need for a Chief Executive </li></ul>
  6. 6. Electoral College Compromise <ul><li>Desire to give more power to the people </li></ul><ul><li>Desire to keep power in the states </li></ul>Creation of Electoral College as a check on the people- 4 year term
  7. 7. Convincing America: Debate over Ratification <ul><li>Federalists </li></ul><ul><li>Favored a strong central government </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-Federalists </li></ul><ul><li>Feared a strong central government would endanger rights </li></ul>Federalist Papers- Persuasive Essays Written to convince NY and Virginia to ratify the Constitution
  8. 8. Bill of Rights <ul><li>1st-10th Amendment </li></ul><ul><li>Protect and Guarantee Personal Freedoms </li></ul><ul><li>Promised to Anti-Federalists if they supported ratification </li></ul>

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