The Constitutional Convention and The Virginia Plan
Using primary source documents, you will examine and evaluate the arguments both for and against the Virginia Plan proposed by delegates at the Constitutional Congress.
use the documents provided as resources for a short persuasive essay responding to the focus question: Did the Virginia Plan give too much power to the national government?
Your essay should be formatted according to MLA guidelines, include parenthetical documentation of sources used, and be written in formal voice (no “I” or “you”)
In addition, the essay will be scored on the presentation of your position, the organization of your reasons/arguments, your use of sources, your ability to also address the opposite position and its weaknesses, and your correct use of grammar and punctuation.