Constitution Day truths and the “three fourths” compromise
September 12, 2020
September 17th is the 233rd anniversary of our Constitution, and we hope you will join us in celebrating this magnificent document. This review of (actual) Constitutional history from the Acton Institute explains a largely ignored tact the Founders took to fight slavery. The “three fourths” law was a maneuver by Northern signers to reduce the political power of slave states. History only informs when all facts are revealed.