How about they count as 3/5 towards the population?
Slaves shouldn't be counted as people.
The people need rights! If we have a strong central government the people wont have any rights
We need a strong central government that has power over the states and people!
Yes we will ratify the Constitution
What if we create a list of rights that people have that cannot be taken away. If you sign the Constitution
They argued over slaves and if they should count towards the population until they with a compromise. Slaves count as 3/5 of a person.
Federalists and Anti-Federalists argued over ratification of the constitution Federalist wanted a strong central government while Anti-Federalists wanted more power for the people.
The Federalists created the Bill of Rights so that people could have rights so that the Anti-Federalists would sign. Congress passed 10 out of the 12 rights and that created the government we have today.