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Old 03-30-2013, 02:19 PM   #391
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Originally Posted by BigRedChief View Post
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?
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