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  •  The 3/5ths provision was a blatant PRO-slavery (1+ / 0-)
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    article. It was counting your "possessions" as partial voters. Exactly how many slaves got to cast 3/5 of a vote as they saw fit? The provision was inserted at the insistence of the slaveocracy.

    "They will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the American economy. The full faith and credit of the United States of America is not a bargaining chip."

    by TofG on Thu May 23, 2013 at 07:20:00 AM PDT

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