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Unformatted text preview: states-tax imports (b) Congress could not pass laws to prohibit slavery until 1808 (c) For purposes of allocating house seats and taxes, the south wanted slaves to be counted as a full person for both tax purpose and representation. But the north argued that they were property-came up with the three-fifths compromise The Debate over Ratification 1. Federalists vs. Anti-federalists (a) Federalists: supported the adaption of the constitution - wrote federalists papers were written to defend the constitution. (b) Anti-federalist: opposed a strong central gov. and the new constitution. They voted the need of the Bill of Rights, (federalists finally agree) Amending the Constitution 1. Proposing an amendment a 2/3 vote in congress, or congress calls a national amendment convention, at the request of 2/3 the state legislature and an amendment is nrnnnspH at that...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course ISS 225 taught by Professor Williams during the Fall '07 term at Michigan State University.
- Fall '07