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Yes. The US Constitution has been changed 27 times through amendments. That is the purpose of the amendments. And of course its meaning can be changed by the courts who have decided it is a "living document". It is changed by having 2/3 of the house and senate agree to the change, and then 3/4 of the states through a 2/3 majority have to rattify it. Yes, it may be amended. Amendments may be proposed by Congress by a two thirds majority in both houses. Proposed amendments become part of the Constitution when they are ratified by the legislatures of three fourths of the States (38 of the 50 States).
It can be amended and has been several times. An amendment effectively changes the constitution. yes this change is called an amendment. Yes, the Constitution can be changed by amendment. Amendments are either proposed by Congress and then passed by the legislatures of 3/4s of the states, or they can be proposed and passed by 3/4s of the state legislatures directly. The third way the constitution can be "changed" is through interpretation by the Supreme Court. Some would argue that this does not constitute a change, only an interpretation of original intent, while others would argue that some of the interpretations of the Supreme Court in the past are far removed from the original intent of the framers. Yes, The constitution can be changed. This change is called an amendment



You can't change what is already written, but you can add amendments or change how it is interpreted.

To add to the above, the US Constitution has been successfully amended 27 times since its inception, with a few additional amendments currently pending congressional approval. The first 10 amendments, enacted in 1791, are usually known as The Bill of Rights.

By comparison, the Canadian Constitution is a bit stodgy, with only 10 amendments made, all since 1982!, and lots of argument and debate among the provinces, leading to nothing.

In any case, yes, constitutions can be changed, especially through amendments, though the process is often slow. A proposed amendment often takes two years or more to enact, and usually requires approval of more than one level of government.

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Can the constituion of the US be changed?

Yes the constitution can be changed.

How many changes or amendments were changed to the US Constitution?

There are currently 27 amendments to the US constitution.

Has the amendments to the US Constitution been changed?

An amendment is a change to the constitution so no once they have been enacted they have not changed.

Has the us ever changed the constitution?


How can the US Constitution be changed in the future?

By amendment

What year did The US Constitution get changed?


Who or what can the US Constitution be changed by?

The U.S. Constitution can't be changed only amended. It can only be amended by two thirds vote of the senate

Can the US The constitution be changed by adding an amendment?

Nope :)

What is the process by which the us constituation can be changed?

The United States Constitution can only be changed by an amendment.

What must be added to change the constitution?

The US Constitution is changed by adding amendments, as explained in article V of the Constitution.

Which Amendment to the US Constitution changed the way that US Senators were elected?


Can the constitution of the US be changed?

Yes, through the amendment process.

Who can the constitution be changed by?

The US government. Namely Congress and the Senate.

How is the US Constitution changed?

17 amendments have been added.

How has the US Constitution changed from its original text?

The original text of the US Constitution has not changed and is still there to be seen. The several amendments to the Constitution over the years have added provisions or altered how some are read. But nothing has caused any text to be removed from the document.

What is the only way a constitutional amendment can be changed?

An amendment to the US Constitution can only be changed by a subsequent amendment.

How can the US Constitution be changed?

It can be changed by the three ideas of Flexibility: The Elastic Clause, The Amendment Process, and Judicial Interpretation.

What is it called when the constitution changed?

When the constitution is changed it is called an amendment.

What is rigid and flexible constitution?

rigid constitution are those constitution that can not be changed why FLEXIBLE constitution are constitution that can be changed through a process of amendment

What can the constitution be changed through?

The Constitution can be changed by amendments. Each amendment must be approved by three-fourths of the states before it is ratified. There are currently 27 amendments to the US Constitution. The first 10 are known as the Bill of Rights.

What does the constitution give us?

the constitution gave us rights as US citizens. although it is not has been amended, or changed. it allowed us all to become one whole person..

How would you have changed the constitution in 1787?

i would have not changed the constitution in 1787.

What methods can the constitution be changed?

The U.S. Constitution can only be changed by Amendment.

Can the constitution can be changed by adding an amendment?

Yes, the U.S. Constitution can be changed by adding an amendment and it has happened 27 times.

What is the process by which the Constitution can be changed?

The constitution has been changed through Informal Amendments meaning the constitution was changed without changing its written words.