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5. What did delegates decide about how the number of representatives for each state would be determined?

a. Each state would get a number of representatives directly proportional to its population.
b. Each state would get a number of representatives proportional to its population, but each slave would only count as three-fifths of a person.
c. Each state would get a number of representatives proportional to its population, but each slave would only count as three-fifths of a person, and each woman would count as one-half of a person.
d. Each state would be awarded the same number of representatives.

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    I'll be glad to check your answer.

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    A...I think?

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    Nope. Think again (or better yet, read your assigned material!)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three-Fifths_Compromise

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    The answer is B. :)

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    B is correct. :}

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    1.B
    2.A
    3.C
    4.D
    5.B

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    Agreed!^-^

    1. B
    2. A
    3. C
    4. D
    5. B

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