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Why was the three-fifths compromise called the three-fifths compromise?

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2013-05-29 23:22:34
2013-05-29 23:22:34

It was the process used to decide the number of representatives that could be elected to the House of Representatives by Southern states and the distribution of tax revenue. Each slave was counted as three-fifths of a person" rather than a whole individual in an attempt to keep Southern slave owners from gaining substantial power in government and financial advantage in the apportioning of taxes. also that some people can be such a b about f slaves

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