Great Compromise. Virginia Plan. New Jersey Plan.
Key words include:
New Jersey Plan
The Great Compromise
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Great thinkers: James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin
- The Virginia Plan and why the larger states favored this plan
- The New Jersey Plan and why the smaller states favored this plan
- The Great Compromise and how this integrated the New Jersey and Virginia plans
- Looking at some of the current state legislative numbers (Texas compared to Rhode Island)
Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
How did the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plans differ?
**CAN BE ALTERED!** This is lesson 3 of Forming a United States Government Unit. It comes with an engaging and visually appealing 27-slide PowerPoint presentation with easy to understand content illustrated with charts and pictures. This PowerPoint lesson is accompanied by a three-page graphic organizer - answer key included!
Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Articles of Confederation
Lesson 2: Northwest Ordinance and Shays' Rebellion
Lesson 3: Virginia and New Jersey Plans, Great Compromise
Lesson 4: Three-Fifths Compromise
Lesson 5: The United States Constitution
Lesson 6: Federalism, Checks and Balances
Lesson 7: Federalist v. Anti-Federalists
Lesson 8: Bill of Rights
UNIT: Forming a United States Government
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