The Constitutional Convention & Bill of Rights. Why Revise the Articles of Confederation?. U.S. depression: Shay’ Rebellion: Annapolis Convention:. 1. Representation in Congress 2. Slavery 3. Federal v. State Power. 1. 2. 3.
Bicameral (2 houses)
Representation based on population
New Jersey Plan (Patterson)
1 vote per stateCompromise 1: Representation in Congress
Powers not mentioned in the Constitution are for the states.
e.g.: Education, Drinking age, speed limitCompromise 3: Federal v. State Power