The Articles of Confederation

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How did the Constitution fix representation from the Articles of Confederation? 

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Under the Articles of Confederation, each of the original states was represented by a single vote in a unicameral Congress. This was true regardless of population, so that the people who lived in larger states like Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Massachusetts, like other, less-populous states, had a single vote to represent them in Congress (each state could choose a multi-person delegation, but the delegations only had one vote). The Constitution "fixed" this by creating a bicameral legislature in which representation in one house, the House of Representatives, was based on population--the more people who lived in a state, the more representatives it would send to Congress. In the other house, the Senate, each state had two senators. This solution was seen as a...

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