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10 Cards in this Set

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Equal Representation
Each state has the same number of represenatives in Congress.
New Jersey Plan
A plan created by the delegates from New Jersey.It called for only one house in Congress, and each state would have an equal number of representativews in Congress.
Proportioanl Representation
States with larger populations should have more representatives in Congress.
Virginia Plan
This plan, presented at the Philadelphia onvention, provided for a national government composed of three branches. It also provided for a Congress with two houses, both of which would be based on proportional representation.
Great Compromise/Coneticut Compromise
The plan accepted at the Philadelphia Convention that called fro Congress to be composed of a Senate based on equal representation for each state and a House of Representatives based on population.
Proposed laws
To change
Protective Tariffs
Taxes on products imported from other nations which increase their cost.
Three- fifths Clause
A clause in the Constitution, no longer in effect, that provided for counting each slave as three-fifths of a person for purposes of representation and taxation.
Enumerated Powers
Powers that are specifically granted to Congress in Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution.