Essays Tagged: "three fifths"

This essays explains what caused the civil war.

were counted, southern representation would increase). The convention agreed to count each slave as three-fifths of a person.Slavery wasn't the only reason why the war broke out. The north wanted to g ... ompromise was legislative measures that regulated the extension of slavery in the United States for three decades.For almost a generation this Compromise seemed to settle the conflict between the Nort ...

(2 pages) 112 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Why we need a new election system, problems with the electoral system.

rn states all the power in a popular vote. For purpose of representation, each slave was counted as three-fifths of a citizen. There haven't been slaves in this country since Abraham Lincoln, this rea ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Income Inequality.

kers were receiving the largest share of income ever recorded by government figures, and the bottom three fifths were receiving the lowest shares ever recorded. This trend has continued into the 1990' ...

(3 pages) 88 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is a essay on the state of Georgia. It gives geographical facts, as well as information about famous people from the state.

palachian Plateaus.Almost the whole area of Georgia was forested in early colonial times, and about three-fifths of the land is still covered by forests and woodlands. Mixed forests of deciduous and c ... rest was mostly pasture or woodland.The sale of livestock and livestock products accounts for about three-fifths of total yearly farm income. The sale of produce accounts for the rest. Broilers (young ...

(6 pages) 68 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Equal Opportunity in the Workplace - Define affirmative action as it applies to the current workplace environment. What are the various ways organizations can support and develop equal opportunity?

"all men are created equal." However, in 1789 a ratification to the Constitution stated a slave as "three-fifths" of a free man, making the distinction to ensure a slave could not become a member of C ...

(6 pages) 655 1 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Stephen Hawking Movie Summary: biography of Stephen Hawking, his ideas and ideals

ford College, where he didn't do much work. Hawking seemed bored at Oxford and only completed about three fifths of the work assigned. He was brilliant, he could finish any homework or any test withou ...

(2 pages) 51 1 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

A Constitution of Compromises

ern slavery directly. In Section 2 of Article I the framers stated that slaves should be counted as three fifths of a person, thereby allowing slavery states like Georgia and South Carolina extra repr ... advantage but yet are not given the right of a citizen, to be free and vote. The compromise of the three-fifths-clause was determined by the notion that slaves were less efficient producers of wealth ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education

itself. Virtually all others opposite, in any way different from a white male, even by a fraction (three-fifths, one-eighth, or one-sixteenth) of difference, have at one time or the other been discri ...

(7 pages) 110 0 4.6 Aug/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases


country that had imperialism was India. By the mid-1880s, the British East India Company controlled three fifths of India. The cause of British domination was that the land was very diverse and the pe ...

(3 pages) 579 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Labor Market Research

in nurse staffing is greatly related to wages that nurses earn. With hospitals employing more than three fifths of the entire nurses in the country, hospitals should provide a higher wage and better ... lifornia, nurses can make more money in Nevada. The hospital trade group of Nevada spends each year three million trying to recruit more nurses to come to Nevada, and the state of Nevada spends over 1 ...

(4 pages) 496 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers