anjo asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 4 weeks ago

What was the 3/5ths Compromise?

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  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    It was a compromise agreement between delegates from the Northern and the Southern states at the United States Constitutional Convention (1787) that three-fifths of the slave population would be counted for determining direct taxation and representation in the House of Representatives.

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