Thursday, February 28, 2013

Debate on Three-Fifths Compromise

The NYT recently hosted an on-line discussion and debate on the three-fifths compromise (counting slaves as three-fifths of a person in calculating a state's allocation of House seats), spurred in part by Emory University President James Wagner's comments that the compromise was one of the "pragmatic half-victories" that assured agreement on the Constitution.  The participants, with links to their contributions and profiles:

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