How did the Constitution read before the Seventh Amendment?
The first ten amendemnts were all adopted at the same time. When the U.S. constitution is amended, the new clauses are appended to what was there originally, rather than making internal changes to the original text. Thus, the original body of the constitution developed by the Constitutional convention of 1787 was what was there before the Bill of rights and it is still there although assorted amendemnt have caused certain clauses in it to become null and void. Michael Montagne
What amendment of the four methods of formal amendment which has been used the most to amend the constitution?
Author of the First Amendment No single person wrote the amendment. The Bill of Rights was developed by the first congress in 1789. However, James Madison can be credited with writing this and much of what we see in our first ten amendments to the Constitution. Be sure to read "The First Liberty" by Henry Lee Miller. Phenomenal reading.
i would say yes but if you read the patriot act it pretty much says "EFF that amendment, theres terrorists out there who don't get a trial so we now dont have to give anyone a trial!" isn't our government geat?! abunch of EFFlords is wut they are.... anyway if you wanna see wut im talkin about look up US constitution vs pstriot act
The freedom of peaceful assembly is indeed a right set down in the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Below you will find a link. Click on it and surf over to the Wikipedia post on the First Amendment to the Constitution. The first paragraph of the article will tell you what other First Amendment rights you have. The rest of the article is good read, too. This is important stuff. People…
the constitution, as you read ,is a comparatively short document.much of it is devoted to matters of principle and the basic organization,structure, and process.most of its sections are brief, even skeletal in nature.for this reason,the real key to constitutional change and development lies in the process of informal amendment.informal amendment is the process by which over time many changes have been made in the constitution which have not involved any changes in its written words…