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How did the Founding Fathers of the Constitution limit democracy (excluding the establishment of the Electoral College), with a specific example?

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The first example of the limits written into the Constitution appears in the second section of Article 1. One of the many compromises that were made in order to bring the Constitution into existence addressed the question of how to recognize the significant number of slaves and indentured servants already living in the southern states when determining...

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