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The Unconstitutional 3rd Chamber of Congress

James Madison is known as the “Father of the Constitution.”  Specifically, he designed the Virginia Plan, which called for a bicameral (two chambers) legislative branch of the government.  James Madison, and Edmond Randolph (the man who officially put forth the idea at the Constitutional Convention) believed that it was important to have three separate branches […]