• GOP Lawmaker's Comments on the 3/5 Compromise Spark Backlash

    7 days ago - By Newser

    A Tennessee Republican falsely declared Tuesday that an 18th century policy designating a slave as three-fifths of a person was adopted for “the purpose of ending slavery," commenting amid a debate over whether educators should be restricted while teaching about systematic racism in America. During lengthy debate on the GOP-controlled...
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  • GOP State Lawmaker Slammed For Saying 3/5 Compromise Aimed To End Slavery

    GOP State Lawmaker Slammed For Saying 3/5 Compromise Aimed To End Slavery

    7 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    Multiple historians noted that the Three-Fifths Compromise helped slaveholders achieve inordinate power and uphold the institutions of slavery.
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