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 Ben's Guide (6-8): Glossary
The Constitution of the United States, as provided in Article 5, may be amended when two thirds of each house of Congress approves a proposed amendment and three fourths of the states thereafter ratify it.
Amendment: A proposal by a Member (in committee or floor session of the respective Chamber) to alter the language or provisions of a bill or act.
Ratification: Two uses of this term are: (1) the act of approval of a proposed constitutional amendment by the legislatures of the States; (2) the Senate process of advice and consent to treaties negotiated by the President.
bensguide.gpo.gov /6-8/glossary.html   (1514 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (126 words)

  
 Some Proposed Amendments - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net
Proposed amendments are a reflection of the mood of the nation, or of a subset of the population.
These lists are simple bullets, not detailed examinations of the proposed amendments, the bills that carried them, or the process they went through.
Also note that just because a proposed amendment is not listed in prior sessions does not mean it was not proposed in prior sessions.
www.usconstitution.net /constamprop.html   (1265 words)

  
 Some Proposed Amendments - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net
Other proposed amendments to otherwise affect the 22nd, such as replacing the two-term limit with a single six-year term, extend back to at least 1979's 96th Congress, but were not included in this list.
Proposed amendments are a reflection of the mood of the nation, or of a subset of the population.
One of the ways that the Constitution is changed is through the amendment process.
www.usconstitution.net /constamprop.html   (1265 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives - Amendments to the Constitution
Note 12: The first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States (and two others, one of which failed of ratification and the other which later became the 27th amendment) were proposed to the legislatures of the several States by the First Congress on September 25, 1789.
The twenty-first amendment to the Constitution was proposed to the several states by the Seventy-Second Congress, on the 20th day of February, 1933, and was declared, in a proclamation by the Secretary of State, dated on the 5th day of December, 1933, to have been ratified by 36 of the 48 States.
The fourteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States was proposed to the legislatures of the several States by the Thirty-ninth Congress, on the 13th of June, 1866.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (1265 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Constitution.html   (126 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Constitution.html   (126 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Constitution.html   (126 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (126 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (126 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (126 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (126 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (126 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (126 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (126 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (126 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (126 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (126 words)

  
 NARA The National Archives Experience
On September 25, 1789, the First Congress of the United States therefore proposed to the state legislatures 12 amendments to the Constitution that met arguments most frequently advanced against it.
Articles 3 to 12, however, ratified by three-fourths of the state legislatures, constitute the first 10 amendments of the Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights.
Several state conventions in their formal ratification of the Constitution asked for such amendments; others ratified the Constitution with the understanding that the amendments would be offered.
archives.gov /national_archives_experience/charters/bill_of_rights.html   (291 words)

  
 History of Gaming in Michigan
The Legislature also provides oversight of the executive branch of government through the administrative rules and audit processes, committees, and the budget process; advises and consents, through the Senate, on gubernatorial appointments; and considers proposed amendments to the Constitution of the United States.
The State Legislature enacts the laws of Michigan; levies taxes and appropriates funds from money collected for the support of public institutions and the administration of the affairs of state government; proposes amendments to the state constitution, which must be approved by a majority vote of the electors; and considers legislation proposed by initiatory petitions.
The Committee also heard from industry leaders, state officials, gaming officials from states with legalized Class III gaming, and casino operators and suppliers.
www.mi.gov /mgcb/0,1607,7-120-1382_1453-11371--,00.html   (291 words)

  
 ARMED CITIZENS, CITIZEN ARMIES: TOWARD A JURISPRUDENCE OF THE SECOND AMENDMENT
This article asserted with parochial pride that "[i]t may well be remembered that the following amendments to the new constitution of the United States, were introduced to the convention of this Commonwealth by...
by purchasing a pamphlet that conveniently listed the amendments proposed by the state ratifying conventions, and his list of amendments was chosen from that pamphlet.
This broad construction of the Second Amendment secured the indirect endorsement of the United States Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case, which played such a role in bringing on the Civil War.
www.constitution.org /2ll/2ndschol/b-ar.htm   (291 words)

  
 U.S. CONSTITUTION
Note 12: The first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States (and two others, one of which failed of ratification and the other which later became the 27th amendment) were proposed to the legislatures of the several States by the First Congress on September 25, 1789.
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
The judicial Power of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Constitution.html   (291 words)

  
 News and Information from Alaska State Senator Dave Donley
Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to revisions of the state constitution and providing that a court may not change language of a proposed constitutional amendment or revision.
SJR 15 : Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the appointment and confirmation of supreme court justices and superior court judges and to approval or rejection of justices and judges during certain general elections.
SJR 6 : Urging the President of the United States and the Congress to act to ensure that federal agencies do not retain records relating to lawful purchase or ownership of firearms gathered through the Brady Handgun Bill instant check system.
www.akrepublicans.org /pastlegs/Donley21.htm   (291 words)

  
 Federal Constitution @ LSNC.net
United States Constitution @ GPO Access - includes analyses and interpretation of various constitutional provisions, list of proposed amendments not ratified by the states, and constitutional sections and amendments in PDF format.
United States Constitution @ FindLaw - the whole enchilada, with annotations and pertinent case cites, divided into individual sections with links between sections and to Supreme Court cases cited in the annotations.
Constitution des Etats-Unis d'Amérique @ Université de la Sarre (French-language version).
www.lsnc.net /fed_constitution.html   (291 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Constitution.html   (126 words)

  
 United States Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Constitution was originally proposed as an amendment of the Articles of Confederation, which required ratification by all 13 of the original states for amendments to take effect.
List of signatories of the United States Constitution.
Article Six establishes the Constitution, and the laws and treaties of the United States made in accordance with it, to be the supreme law of the land.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Constitution   (126 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives - Amendments to the Constitution
The fourteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States was proposed to the legislatures of the several States by the Thirty-ninth Congress, on the 13th of June, 1866.
The twenty-first amendment to the Constitution was proposed to the several states by the Seventy-Second Congress, on the 20th day of February, 1933, and was declared, in a proclamation by the Secretary of State, dated on the 5th day of December, 1933, to have been ratified by 36 of the 48 States.
But in choosing the President, the votes shall be taken by states, the representation from each state having one vote; a quorum for this purpose shall consist of a member or members from two-thirds of the states, and a majority of all the states shall be necessary to a choice.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (126 words)

  
 The Constitution of North Carolina
Following the precedent established in amending the United States Constitution, the 1835 amendments were appended to the Constitution of 1776, not incorporated in it as is the modern practice.
At the election held on November 3, 1970, the proposed Constitution of 1971 was approved by a vote of 393,759 to 251,132.
The General Assembly of 1971 submitted to the voters five state Constitutional amendments, all of which were ratified by the voters on November 7, 1972.
statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us /nc/stgovt/preconst.htm   (6110 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
The full text of amendments to the Constitution that have been proposed but not ratified.
The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (126 words)

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