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Roger Sherman addressed the nettlesome issues of representation and slavery by offering what came to be known as the Connecticut Compromise (or Great Compromise). It provided:
Major Themes at the Constitutional Convention by Gordon Lloyd
What's the Point to The Hamilton Plan? 5. The Connecticut Compromise 6. The Necessary and Proper Clause 7. The Slave Trade 8. Establishing the Electoral College and the Presidency 9. Judicial Review and Judicial Powers 10. Why Three Delegates ...
As a delegate to the Constitutional Convention, he helped to shape the "Connecticut Compromise" that asured each state equal representation in the Senate and population-based representation in the House of Representatives. After ratification of ...
At the 1787 Constitutional Convention, he helped create the "Connecticut Compromise," better known as the "Great Compromise," which resulted in a bicameral legislature to balance the representation of small and large states. When the first ...