Great compromise and ratification

Great compromise and ratification

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  • Southern States
  • I want slaves count as our population to get more representation in congress. But I oppose counting the slaves for taxes.
  • I am against counting slaves as population for states to get more representation in congress. I think we should count slaves for taxes.
  • Northern States
  • The compromise was that 3/5 of slaves would be counted to determine the population for representation in congress and for taxation.
  • Three fifths compromise
  • Virginia
  • Big states deserve more representation in congress, it should be based on population!
  • No, we should have equal representation!
  • New Jersey
  • We should get more representation because we are larger!
  • Big States
  • bicameral!
  • No way! That's not fair!
  • Small states
  • unicameral!
  • We will have a bicameral congress, a house of representatives according to the population, and each state will have two senators.
  • The great compromise
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