history slavery on writing constitution discussion

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Sheet1 Page 1 Discussion 7 --Myers, Stephanie10/12/20100 In May 1776, the Congress called upon colonies to form new governments "un d Republicanism's stance was that all citizens were equal, but political rights should be limited to property owners because thos e After the revolution, the colonies saw a tremendous increase of free blacks, from a few thousand to more than 100,000 by 180 0 The 1787 Ordinance also provided greater protection for property rights as well as a bill of rights guaranteeing individual freed o The Great Compromise gave equal representation to small and large states within the Senate, where each would receive two v
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Sheet1 Page 2 the people are sovereign above the king or aristocracy. It also meant the people would elect officials to govern them who wo u endent on others did not possess the informed political judgment required for economic self-sufficiency, while excluding proper t y hile points of contention arose between the north and south states, primarily, the groundwork laid by the Ordinances of 1784 a
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Unformatted text preview: n and prohibiting slavery. Even though this was repealed in the area north of the Ohio River by the Southwest Ordinance of 1790 regardless of their populations. The House of Representatives allowed the number of seats to be proportional to the populatio n Sheet1 Page 3 citizens. Under many new state constitutions, which made representation more proportional to popula ng Indians not taxed and 3/5th of all other persons (meaning enslaved blacks)" Sheet1 Page 4 lation, these black land owners gained more opportunities to vote as well. Increasing the population o Sheet1 Page 5 f the western territories through the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, more states and more blacks were Sheet1 Page 6 able to vote and have more control of political decisions....
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