Which compromise combined parts of the New Jersey Plan and the Virginia Plan to make the legislature like it is today?

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Jun 8, 2017

The great compromise


The Large states wanted an legislature based solely on population.
This was the Virginia Plan.

The small states wanted a legislature based solely on the number of states. This was the New Jersey Plan.

The Compromise created two legislature bodies one based on population and one on the number of states.

This compromise was patterned after the government of the Iraquois Confederation.