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This was not an issue presented at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 in Philadelphia. It was an issue that came about later and was resolved with the 3/5 compromise. Each slave was counted as 3/5 a person for census/taxation purposes. Good Luck!

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Q: What compromise at the constitutional convention ended the argument over how to count slaves for taxation and representation?
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What compromise made both sides of argument happy at the constitutional convention?

The Connecticut Compromise (Also called the Great Compromise) settled the arguments between the two sides as the Constitutional Convention. It was a good even between the New Jersey and Virginia Plan, but more so favored the Virginia Plan. It included that the House of Representatives would have proportional representation, and that the Senate would have equal representation.

Who argued that because slaves were legally considered property and were not allowed to vote they should not be counted?

James Madison argued that slaves should not be counted for the purpose of representation in Congress because they were considered property and not citizens. This argument was part of the Three-Fifths Compromise during the Constitutional Convention of 1787.

What were the conflicts at the Constitutional Convention?

The main conflicts at the Constitutional Convention regarded Congressional representation and slavery. Virginia was the largest state, and their plan called for proportional representation in Congress. The smaller states refused to surrender their autonomy to a federal government that would be dominated by the large states. They insisted upon equal representation for each state. The "Great Compromise" was a bicameral legislature -- two houses of Congress where the states would have equal representation in the Senate, but proportional representation in the House of Representatives. There were several issues regarding slavery: * There wasn't much serious talk of abolishing slavery, since several of the Southern states would not join the Union if slavery were abolished. * Ten states had banned the slave trade, but the other three (Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina) threatened to leave the convention if the slave trade were banned. The compromise was to give Congress the power to ban the slave trade, but only 20 years after the Constitution was signed. * The Southern states wanted slaves counted as people for determining representation (though they wouldn't be allowed to vote) but not for issues of taxation. The North wanted the reverse. They finally agreed on the Three-Fifths compromise, with three out of every five slaves counted for purposes of both taxation and representation.

What is compromise and what is its roll in the Constitutional Convention?

Hopefully you mean the Great Compromise. During the convention their was an argument about whether each state should have an equal number of Representatives or based on a state's population should the number of Representatives be less or equal compared to another state. The smaller states wanted equal representatives while the bigger states wanted population representation. They finally got the brilliant idea of having both. Now we have the senate which has 100 members 2 from each state regardless of their size and the House of Representatives which has 435 members. California has the most Representatives with 53 and Alaska along with a few others have the least with only 1 representative.

Something you agree to accept or to do in order to reach argument or end an argument?

I believe that would be a compromise.

What was the phrase the colonists used to support their argument?

"No taxation without representation"

What is the argument for the law being constitutional?

A law is unanimously considered constitutional if it is covered in the U.S. Constitution.

A decesion that tries to satisfy both sides of an argument?


Can you make a sentence with the word compromise?

"We settled the argument with a compromise - she could have the front seat if I could choose the movie."

What was the phrase the colonies used to their argument?

no taxition without representation.

What was the colonists biggest argument about the taxes?

Taxation without representation.

What was the northern states and the southern states view on the 3 5 compromise?

The question was, how should slaves be counted for the purpose of Congressional representation? The South wanted to count all slaves as "population", because this would increase the number of Representatives from the slave states. The northern states didn't want to include slaves AT ALL; if they weren't fully citizens and couldn't vote, why should they be counted for purposes of representation? The "three fifths" compromise gave southern states some additional Congressional representation, without giving the South an overwhelming advantage.