rlapatak Wrote: 2 minutes ago (11:58 AM)
....what other persons were living in the several states except whites, native americans and slaves...
...sounds like "accounting purposes" to me
READ slowly Parrot
Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several states which may included within this union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole Number of free persons, including those bound to service for a term of years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other persons.
AGAIN Show me where it talks about Slaves?