• GOP lawmaker: Three-Fifths Compromise was to end slavery

    7 days ago - By Star Tribune

    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.
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  • GOP state lawmakers: The Three-Fifths Compromise was actually good

    7 days ago - By The Washington Post


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  • GOP lawmaker: Three-Fifths Compromise was to end slavery

    7 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - 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 House floor, several Black lawmakers expressed concerns about the bill's impact on how certain subjects would be taught in schools, specifically highlighting the Three-Fifths Compromise. The policy was made during the nation's...
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