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Whatis the historical explanation of the 7th amendment?

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    History in England was that lawyers and judges were tyranical in practice against common men, acting as agents to legally rob, steal from folks coming to the bench for "justice" in civil matters.And, like today, it is impossible to sue judges, and virtually impossible to sue lawyers.

    So the framers added this to reign in judges in civil matters.

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    true or false the new jersey plan required that each state receive the same number of seats in the federal legislature

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