Originally Posted by BigRedChief
well we all have our faults. 3/5ths of a person sounded good at the time.
'Er...Jefferson wasn't at the original Constitutional Convention where that compromise was made. He was in France. He did write the Declaration though.
So which would you prefer? No Constitution at all, and slavery continuing anyway or a Constitution with the 3/5ths Compromise?
Before you read the “Outside The Lines” report, consider this:
Taping the opposing team’s sideline still isn’t banned; only taping the opposing team from the sideline is illegal.
Also remember this:
Taping the opposing team from the sideline wasn’t banned until 2006, yet the report cites examples as far back as 2000. ~NESN