The Great Compromise Lesson for Kids


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What important meeting, attended by many Founding Fathers, was held in Philadelphia in 1787?

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1. Why were delegates at the Constitutional Convention in July, 1787, arguing?

2. Who came up with The Great Compromise of 1787?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is The Great Compromise? You can find out what you know about it and review related facts if you work through the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll see these topics on the quiz:

  • Why the delegates at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 argued
  • The plan that expressed that all states in America should have equal representation
  • Person who came up with The Great Compromise

Skills Practiced

  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about the number of legislative houses that this compromise decided there should be in America
  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important details from the lesson on The Great Compromise
  • Interpreting information - read about the reason that the delegates argued at the Constitutional Convention and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Study the lesson we've named The Great Compromise Lesson for Kids for additional details on this topic. In doing so, you can learn more about the following:

  • The meaning of a compromise
  • Why the Constitutional Convention in 1787 was held
  • The number of votes it took for The Great Compromise to pass