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When was the U. S. Constitution written?

The U. S. Constitution was written between May and September 1787. It was adopted and authorized to be sent to the states for ratification on September 17, 1787. It was ratifi (MORE)

What are amendments to the Constitution?

Changes to the Constitution Changes or additions made to the  original document are called amendments. The first ten amendments  are known as the Bill of Rights.   The C (MORE)

How can you amend the constitution?

The Amendment process is the formal way to change the Constitution. An amendment may be proposed by two-thirds vote of both houses of Congress or by a convention called by Con (MORE)

Who can amend the Constitution?

There are two entities that can amend the Constitution: Constitutional Amendments are typically a joint venture between Congress and the states. Either the House of Represent (MORE)

Why was the XX Amendment passed?

  This amendment changed the date of the inauguration to an earlier date. The purpose was to eliminate the time a lame duck president would be able to stay in office.
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What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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What procedural changes were made by Amendments XX and XXII?

Amendment XX shortened the time between when the president is elected and the timed he is sworn in the next year. Amendment XXII put a limit on how many terms a president coul (MORE)

How is the constitution be amended?

Article V of the Constitution provides two methods to propose amendments and two methods for ratification. Constitutional amendment proposals in method one are by joint resolu (MORE)