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The Great Compromise of 1787 established a bicameral, or two-chambered, Congress made up of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Connecticut delegate Roger Sherman is credited with proposing that each state would send an equal number of representatives to the Senate, and one representative to the House for each 30,000 residents of the state.

Connecticut Compromise - Wikipedia

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The Connecticut Compromise was an agreement that large and small states reached during .... In the "Great Compromise," every state was given equal representation, previously known as the N...

Congress for Kids: [Constitution]: The Great Compromise

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What did the states think of the Great Compromise? How did the Great Compromise cause the two chambers of Congress to differ in a number of ways?

U.S. Senate: 1787: A Great Compromise

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Their so-called Great Compromise (or Connecticut Compromise in honor of its architects, Connecticut delegates Roger Sherman and Oliver Ellsworth) provided  ...

What was the Great Compromise? | Reference.com

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The Great Compromise, also known as the Connecticut Compromise, was the result of a debate among delegates that decided how much representation each  ...

The Great Compromise of 1787 - US Government - About.com

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How many representatives to the new Congress should each state get? The answer required the Founding Fathers to make a truly great compromise.

The Great Compromise for kids *** - Constitution Home

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The Great Compromise reached at the 1787 Constitutional Convention. Facts about the Great Compromise for kids, children, homework and schools.

The Great Compromise - Cyberlearning World

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After further argument, the delegates agreed to what is really a great compromise also known as The Connecticut Compromise. It is known as The Connecticut ...

Connecticut - National Constitution Center

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At the Constitutional Convention, Ellsworth was a powerful voice during the debate on the Great Compromise. On his recommendation, the term “United States” ...

The Connecticut Compromise – Today in History: July 16 ...

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The Great Compromise, or Connecticut Compromise as it is often called, proposed a solution to the heated debate between larger and smaller states over their ...