The Great Compromise

1. How long was the New Jersey Plan debated on until the larger states rejecting it?

2. What was the first thing the delegates resolved?

3. The convention decided that the legislature was bicameral......what were the 2 houses based on?

4. Why did New Jersey and Virginia compromise?

5. What did Roger Sherman oppose and support ?

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1. 4 days

2. The problem of the States Representation

3.Equal representation and population of the states

4. because they didn't know how the people should be represented in the national legislature

5. He supported the Sons of Liberty and he opposed the Stamp Act.



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