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What are the Articles of the Confederation? They are documents that created the first central government of the United States
What are some problems that arose from the Articles of Confederation? There was no President or court system. Each state had one vote each. Each state made their own currency
What caused the Founding Fathers to believe that the Articles of Confederation needed to be amended or discarded? There was no central government and the state government style created a lot of problems
What was the Virginia Plan? The Virginia Plan Proposed that the government be made up of three branches
Who favored the Virginia Plan? Large States favored the Virginia plan because they would be represented by size of population.
What was the New Jersey Plan? It Proposed legislature that made all states have equally represention
Who favored the New Jersey Plan Smaller States favored the New Jersey plan because it proposed equal representation
What was the Connecticut Compromise It was a plan that proposed the development of two houses. The House of Representatives based on state population and the Senate

What are the Articles of the Confederation?

What are some problems that arose from the Articles of Confederation?

What caused the Founding Fathers to believe that the Articles of Confederation needed to be amended or discarded?

What was the Virginia Plan?

Who favored the Virginia Plan?

What was the New Jersey Plan?

Who favored the New Jersey Plan

What was the Connecticut Compromise

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