Why Did Slavery Be Allowed For Slavery

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Arrests can be made without a trial. The Stamp Act is passed taxing almost every item that enters the colonies. It was at the point that the colonists were begging for the taxes to be dropped. Events such as the Boston Massacre take place, which anger he colonists even more to the point were they begin protesting. After the Tea Act was passed, one-third of Boston begs the Governor to turn away the tea but after being ignored twice, they decide to take action. Sixty men dressed as Mohawks dumped the ship’s tea into the ocean. This results in an even stricter environment which angers the colonies even more. At this time the North and the South were more alike in their feelings than ever and together the colonists finally decide that the control …show more content…
Slavery becomes a huge issue throughout the states with differing opinions on whether it should be allowed. An even more pressing issue with slavery although, is not which existing states should have slavery, but which states to come should include slavery. The South’s economy was thriving with slave trades well as crops such as cotton and tobacco, but the North suddenly threatened this wit there ideas of no slavery. The North wanted to hold power by creating more non-slavery states, but at the same time, the South also wanted to create more slavery states so they could hold their power. Another issue that lingered in the new country was the matter of writing a constitution. At first a constitution was written with a Bill of Rights, different from the one today. This does not work well so they write the Articles of Confederation in 1777. In 1787 congress meets to improve the Articles of Confederation because it is also failing. They decide on a Republic but two different types of states have two different ideas. The first plan created was the Virginia Plan. In the Virginia plan, the first house would be selected be an amount of representatives based on the population. This gave bigger states with bigger populations more power so the smaller states did not like this plan. The other plan was the New Jersey Plan. This plan gave each state one vote or representative which would decide on the first house. The bigger states did not like this because they felt that they should have more power because of the larger population. The plan they ended up with was the Connecticut Compromise. In the Connecticut Compromise, the New Jersey Plan was used for the Senate part of the bicameral legislature and the Virginia Plan was used for the other part called the House of Representatives. Also, a decision was made that slave imports would be illegal in twenty years but slavery would

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