Three Fifths Compromise.
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House of Representatives
Primary source analysis of northern and southern arguments
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- the legislative branch and how state population plays a role in representation
- Should slaves be counted as people or property?
- The northern argument using primary sources
- The southern argument using primary sources
- The three-fifth compromise and what it means
- Why didn’t the Founding Fathers just abolish slavery?
- The final compromise
- The Constitution is signed – what next?
Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
What compromises were made on the issue of slavery?
**CAN BE ALTERED!** This is lesson 4 of Forming a United States Government Unit. It comes with an engaging and visually appealing 24-slide PowerPoint presentation with easy to understand content illustrated with charts and pictures. This PowerPoint lesson is accompanied by a three-page graphic organizer - answer key included!
Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Articles of Confederation
Lesson 2: Northwest Ordinance and Shays' Rebellion
Lesson 3: Virginia and New Jersey Plans, Great Compromise
Lesson 4: Three-Fifths Compromise
Lesson 5: The United States Constitution
Lesson 6: Federalism, Checks and Balances
Lesson 7: Federalist v. Anti-Federalists
Lesson 8: Bill of Rights
UNIT: Forming a United States Government
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