Debates Of The Constitutional Convention

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One of the first debates after the war was held at the Constitutional Convention. The Constitutional Convention was held in Philadelphia, May of 1787. The meetings discussed about the government under the Articles of Confederation. The convention started with Governor Edmund Randolph, also drafted by James Madison, suggested the Virginia Plan. The Virginia Plan was made to suggest a new form of government. The Virginia Plan discussed fifteen ideas. The bicameral legislature, which meant two houses of representatives would support both house by each states’ population. The branches would have all the power that Congress had. The branches would not do trading or tax, but rather collect tax and make and enforce laws. The big states were the ones
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