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  • ...population. Thus, the towns (or constituent units) provided the basis for representation. The powers of the colonial government were specified in Article X (a precu
    2 KB (365 words) - 01:37, 5 July 2018
  • ...1 provision). However, the amendment also provides that “the basis” of representation will be reduced “in the proportion” in which males 21 years of age and
    17 KB (2,624 words) - 23:17, 4 July 2018
  • ...atist. In later years Franklin proposed to solve the latter danger through representation of Americans in the British Parliament, to enable joint management of the d ...No taxation without representation,” Britain began to think about giving representation in Parliament, but Americans were unwilling: they had grown sensitive to Br
    5 KB (723 words) - 00:31, 11 July 2018
  • ...the United States, in Congress assembled.” Article V detailed methods of representation (no less than two and no more than seven delegates to be appointed annually ...efits of small and large republics, concluding that the scope and scale of representation could be designed to refine diverse, contested interests and define their c
    19 KB (2,844 words) - 22:56, 4 October 2021
  • ...nated in the redrawing of legislative districts in every state and greater representation for both urban areas and African Americans.
    4 KB (515 words) - 22:11, 16 October 2019
  • ...s Fifth Congressional District that applied the same principle (“equal representation for equal numbers of people”) to the U.S. House of Representatives.
    3 KB (450 words) - 20:02, 16 July 2018
  • ...and those that focus on the long-standing inadequacies of criminal defense representation in southern jurisdictions.
    20 KB (3,036 words) - 00:49, 17 July 2018
  • ...blish a uniform rule of Naturalization” (Article I, Section 8). Finally, representation in the House would be based upon a formula by which a state’s population
    8 KB (1,189 words) - 00:52, 3 July 2018
  • ...Section 4] has conferred upon Congress exclusive authority to secure fair representation by the States in the [House of Representatives].” “Courts,” according
    1 KB (154 words) - 08:51, 18 October 2019
  • ...states generally preferred a confederal approach where states enjoy equal representation in the legislature, as expressed in the [[New Jersey Plan]]. The Connecticu ...ravene. The Connecticut Compromise interjected federal elements (the equal representation of the states) into the national government and paved the way for other fed
    6 KB (903 words) - 03:56, 8 August 2018
  • ...h, or some composite measure of state power and significance. Proportional representation was to prevail in both houses of the proposed legislature. ...verted to the Articles scheme of a unicameral legislature with equal state representation, selected by the state governments.
    19 KB (2,995 words) - 04:16, 8 August 2018
  • ...type or combination of members. Invariably, councils guarantee core cities representation on the executive committee. While some councils provide members of the exec
    19 KB (2,754 words) - 18:04, 13 August 2018
  • encompasses broad representation across a wide spectrum of educational
    3 KB (523 words) - 05:43, 23 January 2018
  • they see fit. Most importantly, the clause requires states to apportion representation in the state legislature and in Congress according to a principle of one pe
    8 KB (1,107 words) - 19:04, 27 August 2018
  • ...with representatives apportioned by population) and the Senate (with equal representation for each state).
    12 KB (1,847 words) - 22:42, 2 December 2020
  • ...sidential nominees to the local judiciary, too, fueling demands for voting representation in Congress and even statehood, which Congress has so far refused, not only
    22 KB (3,235 words) - 20:52, 4 July 2018
  • ...s) involved (Article IV, Section 3), and no state can be deprived of equal representation in the U.S. Senate without the state’s consent (Article V).
    25 KB (3,755 words) - 01:35, 15 September 2018
  • ...rpetual covenant that guarantees the constituent parties their boundaries, representation in the national legislature, and certain local autonomies, such as their ow ...territorial democracy are greatly overshadowed by the neutrality of areal representation of functional interests, and they argue further that any other system devis
    71 KB (10,449 words) - 05:54, 13 September 2018
  • ...d was prior to the idea of independence. He proposed in the 1760s colonial representation in London, which would have constituted an imperial parliament for managing ...en the colonies and Britain deepened, Americans came to reject the idea of representation in the British Parliament. Franklin, after urging the idea upon the British
    5 KB (879 words) - 01:26, 5 July 2018
  • ...t these “political safeguards,” and particularly that of the states’ representation in the Senate, were sufficient constitutional safeguards of states’ right
    4 KB (586 words) - 20:11, 18 October 2019

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