The northern states thought slavery as inhumane and unlawful. The northern states wanted to keep the 3/5 compromise due to the fact that the south would get the most power and have the most representation in the house which means that if they say yes to a law that means that the law becomes one. Click To EditThe north wanted Help Insert ParagraphUndoes the last commandRedoes the last commandTabUntabSet a bold styleSet a italic styleSet a underline styleSet a strikethrough styleClean a styleSet left alignSet center alignSet right alignSet full alignToggle unordered listToggle ordered listOutdent on current paragraphIndent on current paragraphChange current block's format as a paragraph(P tag)Change current block's format as H1Change current block's format as H2Change current block's format as H3Change current block's format as H4Change current block's format as H5Change current block's format as H6Insert horizontal rulelinkDialog.show Summernote 0.8.11 · Project · Issues
The southern states were for slavery since it brought their economy up. The southern states wanted the slaves to be counted as one person so they can get more representation and more power in the house of representatives.
In the end both of the northern and southern states were able to benefit from the 3/5 compromise. The way this happened was that the north would get the same amount or representation in congress and the south by saying 3/5 of the slave population would be used for representation in congress.