New Jersey Plan(ProperNoun)
a 1787 proposal for the structure of the United States Government
New Jersey Plan
The New Jersey Plan was a proposal for the structure of the United States Government presented by William Paterson at the Constitutional Convention on June 15, 1787. The plan was created in response to the Virginia Plan, which called for two houses of Congress, both elected with apportionment according to population. The less populous states were adamantly opposed to giving most of the control of the national government to the more populous states, and so proposed an alternative plan that would have kept the one-vote-per-state representation under one legislative body from the Articles of Confederation. The New Jersey Plan was opposed by James Madison and Edmund Randolph.
The numerical value of New Jersey Plan in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of New Jersey Plan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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