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What was more approved the Virginia plan or the New Jersey plan?

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10/13/2007

The Virgina Plan was more "approved" than the New Jersey Plan.

The Virginia Plan served largely as the foundation of the U.S. Constitution. However, the concerns of detailed in the New Jersey plan were addressed and incorporated via the Great Compromise. In this compromise, the issue of proportional representation was resolved in the creation of a proportionally represented House of Representatives (proportional to number of people in each state) and an equally represented Senate (each state was granted the same number of representatives, regardless of the number of people living in the state).

The 3/5 compromise was another key part of the Great Compromise. In this compromise, it was agreed that each person working as a slave would count as 3/5 of a person, adding to the representational power of states who had enslaved many people.