Regents Question 2000 – 2013
“Slaves to Count as Three Fifths of a Person”
“President to be Chosen by Electoral Vote”
Which conclusion about the Constitutional Convention is best supported by these headlines?
During the Constitutional Convention of 1787, the Great Compromise resolved a conflict over
The Great Compromise reached at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 settled a dispute over how
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 agreed to the Three-Fifths Compromise as a solution to the problem of how to determine the
The Great Compromise at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 contained a provision for
“. . . an equality [of votes in the Senate] will enable the minority to control . . . the majority.”
The Great Compromise enabled delegates at the Constitutional Convention (1787) to
The Great Compromise at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 was important because it
These two statements describe
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 adopted the Great Compromise to settle differences over
By establishing a two-house legislature, the framers of the United States Constitution agreed to a compromise on the issue of
The Three-fifths Compromise was included in the Constitution to resolve a conflict over the
The Great Compromise reached at the Constitutional Convention resulted in the
Delegates at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 agreed to the Three-fifths Compromise to solve a dispute directly related to
Disagreement at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 over the Virginia and New Jersey plans was resolved by a compromise that
What statement most accurately explains why the institution of slavery was continued under the original Constitution of the United States?
During the Constitutional Convention of 1787, the major disagreement between the large and small states occurred over the issue of
At the Constitutional Convention of 1787, which problem was solved by the Great Compromise?
A significant compromise reached at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 was the agreement to
At the Constitutional Convention of 1787, the Great Compromise resolved the issue of
Delegates at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 agreed to create a bicameral legislature as a way to
Speaker A: We favor the Virginia Plan, in which representation is based on population. States with more people should have more representation
Speaker B: Slaves should be counted because they are an important part of our state populations, and Congress should not be able to stop us from importing slaves to work on our plantations
Speaker C: We delegates from the small states insist upon a legislature in which each state receives equal representation
Speaker D: Congress should tax imports so that foreign goods will not be cheaper than our manufactured goods
Which document addressed the concerns of all of these speakers?
The conflict between the statements of Speakers A and C was resolved by
Which heading best completes the partial outline below?