Great Compromise and three fifths comp.notebook

I. The Great Compromise
A. Bi-­Cameral Legislature (Congress)
1. 2 Houses
a) House of Representatives (Va. Plan)
-­ Representation based on population
b) Senate (NJ Plan)
-­ Representation equal among states (2
per state)
B. Provides for 3 Branches of Government
1. Legislative (Congress)
2. Executive (President)
3. Judicial (Supreme Court)
II. Three Fifths Compromise
A. How will slaves be counted in the slave states?
1. Slave states want slaves to count toward the
2. Non slave states said slaves were property
and therefore could not count towards
B. Compromise
1. 3/5 of every slave would count towards the
states total population.