The constitutional convention.

The constitutional convention.

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  • Men we have a major problem, now that we have won the war we need to pay our debts and figure out what to do so lets come to a vote.
  • but the Articles of Confederation don't work as well as we want them to so we need a new government.
  • My town is having a giant rebellion because we don't have money and can't tax.
  • Men we have a problem we have a huge debt to pay and we need to do something so lets come to a vote.
  • The plan only benefits larger states like you and I refuse to us ratify them.
  • Now now gentlemen Why don't we come to a compromise.
  • This is makes the most since because we have more people to worry about and you don't.
  • You both make a valid point so lets say a slave is only 3/5 of a white man we will call this the 3/5 compromise.
  • Now look whose mad you wanted more representatives so we should include slaves as well.
  • No slaves are just property, not to mention that they don't even vote.
  • everyone realizes the problem and they need to figure something out  
  • What do you think the meetings about.
  • Who knows.
  • after sometime to think they finally have a plan, to change the voting system and they run into some problems.
  • Oh.
  • Hello everyone I know we are not happy with the things on the Confederation but we will have amendments to fix problems in the future.
  • Now that they came up with the Great compromise  they run into another issue, Slavery.
  • After dealing with slavery (not everyone is happy) the rebellion has stopped (Shays).
  • Even though not everyone was happy the still did it and we are still using it today.
  • One by one everyone signed the paper and it was ratified. 
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