Compromises During The Constitutional Convention

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After the Revolution, Americans were faced with the incredibly difficult task of formulating a plan that would lay out the laws of government for the new nation. First, there were the Articles of Confederation, but they later proved to be unsuccessful in effectively governing the nation. Thus, there was a need for a new plan. In 1787, delegates gathered at the Constitutional Convention in order to create a new plan for government. Throughout the convention, a number of compromises were made in order to appease the fears of different groups. These compromises were necessary in order to ratify the Constitution and to create a successful plan of government that would stand the test of time. One major compromise made at the Constitutional Convention
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