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The Great Compromise (also known as the Connecticut Compromise) solved the problem of:
How many houses the legislative branch would have, and if representation would be proportional or equal.
Northern states who wished to ban slavery disagreeing with Southern states who desired to retain slavery.
The question of whether to add a stronger executive branch to the government.
The question of whether to add a judicial branch to the government.
The ability of the government to retain a standing army in peacetime.