The US Constitution. Politics 19 th Century Style!. Common Sense.
The US Constitution
Politics 19th Century Style!
Each state is allocated "electoral votes" equal to the total number of Senators and Representatives allocated to that state.
In exchange for a prohibition on export taxes, the South agreed to allowing the slave trade to continue for just 20 more years, and for imported slaves to be taxable.
As a side note, the very day that the slave trade could constitutionally be prohibited, it was: on January 1, 1808.
Politics 19th Century Style