What was the purpose of the Virginia and New Jersey plan?
People also ask, what was the purpose of the New Jersey plan?
The New Jersey Plan was one option as to how the United States would be governed. The Plan called for each state to have one vote in Congress instead of the number of votes being based on population. This was to protect the equality of the states regardless of population size.
Beside above, what was the key difference between the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey plan and how did they solve this problem? 36) Virginia plan advocated two legislative houses of which membership would be based on population. New Jersey plan advocated one legislative house, membership in which would be equal for all states.
Secondly, what was the result of the Virginia and New Jersey plan?
The Virginia Plan was used, but some ideas from the New Jersey Plan were added. The Connecticut Compromise established a bicameral legislature with the U.S. House of Representatives apportioned by population as desired by the Virginia Plan and the Senate granted equal votes per state as desired by the New Jersey Plan.
When was the Virginia and New Jersey plan?
June 15, 1787