What were some of the main issues debated and compromises reached at the Constitutional Convention?
-How members of the lower house of Congress should be elected -What should be done about the slave trade -How the power of the executive branch be structured -How the Constitution should be considered for ratification -How the states should be represented in national legislature -the national governments role in issuing paper money -division of national and state powers -extent of veto power -which governmental body should have the power to declare war -if slaves should be counted in determining representation in national legislature
What were some of the main issues debated and compromises reached at the Constitutional Convention and their result?
What was the agreement reached between Northern and Southern states during the Constitutional Convention?
What compromise regarding slavery was reached by the delegates at the 1787 constitutional convention?
Which states would gain the most the most representation in congress from the three fifths compromise reached at the constitutional convention?
The central conflict of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 was how representation in the US Congress was going to be determined. The combating sides were states with large populations vs states with smaller populations. Eventually, a compromise was reached, which is known as the Great Compromise.
Which states would gain the most representation in congress from the three-fifths compromise reached at the constitutional convention?
Which states would gain the most representation in Congress from the Three-Fifth Compromise reached at the Constitutional Convention?
At the Constitutional Convention, the main compromise involved the issue of representation of small and large states in the federal government. The deal that was reached is known as the Connecticut Compromise. It was agreed upon that each state would have two senators and that the representation in the in the lower house would be based on population.