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Compare And Contrast The Virginia Plan Vs New Jersey Plan

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The Virginia plan vs. the New Jersey plan

On May 1787 fifty-five delegates met in Philadelphia to attempt to forge a new constitution. Edmund Randolph and James Madison introduced the Virginia plan, while William Paterson introduced the New Jersey plan. The Virginia plan only benefits the large states, but the New Jersey plan gives every state equality. Therefore, the New Jersey plan would be better and fair for the country. The New Jersey plan kept some of the Confederations ideas, like their one-house legislature. The Virginia plan introduced a two-house legislature, a court system, and a number of delegates equal to the population. The New Jersey plan would have some minor changes to the current government unlike the Virginia Plan
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