U.S. History

Read this question:
"If representation in Congress is to be determined by the number of people who live in each state, should slaves be counted?"

At the Constitutional Convention, how would someone from a Southern state most likely respond?



Yes, they live in our state, and they should be counted.

Yes, they are equal to white people and should be counted.

No, slaves were not born in the states and should not be counted.

No, slaves are not equal to white people and should not be counted.***

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asked by Labbayk
  1. Wrong.

  2. C? That is the one that makes most sense to me after d.

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  3. No. The voters wanted everyone counted so they would have more representatives in Congress.

    Look up the 3/5 compromise.

  4. Yes, they are equal to white people and should be counted. I did some research and found this.

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  5. I agree Labbayk because i had this same question on the test and i put that answer and i got it correct.

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