Compare And Contrast The Articles Of Confederation And Three Fifths Compromise

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In continuation, America 's need for a new constitution was imperative. The Articles of confederation was unable to deal with the nation’s troubles. Inevitably, demand grew for a stronger, more effective national government. On May 25, 1787, the constitutional convention opened in philadelphia at the pennsylvania state House. During this convention many compromises were made, the first being the Great compromise, which combined the New Jersey plan and the Virginia plan. The second one being the Three-Fifths compromise, a compromise that stated each slave would be counted as three-fifths of a person for the purpose of apportioning taxes and representation. Together a plan was developed that established three branches of national government- executive,
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