During Constitutional Convention states could not decide on many issues because some states were big some small, some had large population some small, some had slavery some didn't. That's why they had to compromise on those issues: Great Compromise - bicameral Congress. House of Representatives is based on population of the state, while Senate is only 2 senators per state. This ensured equall representation of states in the government. Sectional Compromise - they decided not to talk about slavery for 20 years. 3/5th Compromise - slaves would count as 3/5 of population. Missouri Compromise - this compromise divided south and north, north states were free states and south states were slave states. This is why Constitution is a bunch of compromises, these are 3 major compromises. History Freak
The final draft of the unamended US Constitution was written on September 17, 1787.
The U.S. Constitution was drafted on hemp paper, and the final draft was written on animal parchment.
The bundle of compromise was a name for the US Constitution mainly because of the Great compromise and the 3/5 compromise
how many days to draft the us constituition?
The main compromise in the original US constitution was about slavery, which was permitted in some states and prohibited in others.
Actually it was more like 4 months. The Constitutional Convention convened on May 25, 1787 and adjourned on September 17, 1787 with the Constitution in final draft form.
He wrote the rough draft of the constitution.
A bicameral legislature
A bicameral legislature
The three key issues that the framers of the US Constitution needed to compromise included representation in the national legislature, slavery, and Presidential elections. The outcomes were the Great Compromise, Three-Fifths Compromise, and the Electoral College.
The US constitution have a compromise, it have the rules and all the things that may have a country
The delegates to the Constitutional Convention held in Philadelphia, PA drafted the United States Constitution. Three plans were presented to the delegates--the New Jersey Plan, the Virginia Plan, and Hamilton's Plan. The delegates finally accepted what came to be known as "The Great Compromise" which took parts from the New Jersey and Virginia plans. The delegates realized that compromise agreements would be necessary if they were to draft a new constitution for the nation. On Monday, August 6, 1787, the convention accepted the first draft of the Constitution. MrV
We declared our independance from England In 1776, but the final draft of the constitution was not ratified until 1787. The US Constitution had the necessary number of state ratifications in the summer of 1788, and it officially took effect on 4th March 1789, 225 years before 4th March 2014.
According to the US Constitution itself, the United States Supreme Court is the final interpreter of the Constitution. The Court's decisions are final and are seldom changed.
I'm not an American, but my understanding was the US can NOT have a peacetime draft due to something in the Constitution. Knowledgable Americans,please augment this.
The effect the constitutional convention had was the great compromise and the 3/5 compromise. These led to the constitution.
The [State] Supreme Court (or its equivalent) has final authority unless the question being addressed in the state constitution conflicts with the US Constitution, in which case the US Supreme Court has final authority.
A decision on the structure of the legislature. (apex)
Balancing big and small states' power.
The final signatory to the US Constitution was June 21st 1788.
The Great Compromise (decided between the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan) and the Three Fifths Compromise (3/5's of slaves are counted in the population [due to the Great Compromise, the number of seats in Congress a state has depends on their population]) led to the US Constitution.
James Wilson (also signed Declaration of Independence)John RutledgeOliver Ellsworth attended the Constitutional Convention, but did not sign the final draft of the Constitution).