The Nebraska Legislature also called the Unicameral  is the supreme legislative body of the state of Nebraska. Its members are called "senators", as it was originally the upper house of a bicameral legislature before the Nebraska House of Representatives was abolished in , effective The legislature is unicameral and officially recognizes no party affiliation , making Nebraska unique among U. With 49 members, it is also the smallest legislature of any U. The First Nebraska Territorial Legislature met in Omaha in , staying there until statehood was granted in
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The Great Compromise of , also known as the Sherman Compromise, was an agreement reached during the Constitutional Convention of between delegates of the states with large and small populations that defined the structure of Congress and the number of representatives each state would have in Congress according to the United States Constitution. Perhaps the greatest debate undertaken by the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in centered on how many representatives each state should have in the new government's lawmaking branch, the U. As is often the case in government and politics, resolving a great debate required a great compromise—in this case, the Great Compromise of
The United States government set up by the U. Constitution is divided into three branches with distinct roles -- the legislative branch, the executive branch and the judicial branch. The legislative branch is further divided into two chambers of Congress. The Senate is known as the upper chamber and the House of Representatives is known as the lower chamber of Congress. The framers of the Constitution operated under the assumption that dividing the powers of government added checks and balances which would help prevent tyranny.