--met to address and solve the problems that were present in the Articles of Confederation.
Virginia Plan: called for a new government with three branches and a legislature with two houses. This congress would be give the power to force states to obey national laws and would elect a two-person "Council of revision" that a power to veto similar to that of our President.
New Jersey Plan: Congress would be given the power to tax and regulate trade, but a unicameral legislature would be maintained. Congress would also elect a plural federal executive.
Connecticut Compromise: It was decided that Congress should consist of two houses, one, the Senate, in which all states were equally represented and one, the House, representation would be based upon the population of each individual state.