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The Three-Fifths Compromise was required due to

A

rural dwellers wanting more representation in state legislatures.

B

southern states worried about an imbalance in the Senate due to the impending statehood for the Northwest Territory states.

C

southern states wanting more representation in the House of Representatives.

D

northern states wanting more military protection due to their proximity to British Canada.

E

frustration over the inability to amend the Articles of Constitution due to a requirement of unanimity.

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