Who proposed the connecticut compromise?

Answer In 1787 Roger Sherman, a member of the Connecticut delegation, proposed The Connecticut Compromise at the United States Constitutional Convention. This compromise created the House of Representativ... Read More »

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Who proposed the"3/5 Compromise"?

James Madison proposed the Three-Fifths Compromise at the Constitutional Convention in 1783. It was initially rejected because New Hampshire and Rhode Island voted against it, but it passed four ye... Read More »

Who proposed the 3/5 compromise?

In 1783, the Continental Congress debated how a state's slaves should be counted for the purposes of apportioning representatives to Congress and other population-based figures. After much discussi... Read More »

Who proposed the three-fifths compromise?

The Three-Fifths Compromise was proposed by James Madison. The compromise decided that slaves would count as three-fifths of a person for the purpose of determining how many representatives each st... Read More »

Who proposed the income tax?

The income tax was initially proposed by Congress in 1861 through the Revenue Act. This was in response to the start of the Civil War, and a need to fund the Union's war effort. According to the U.... Read More »