Asked in History of the United StatesUS ConstitutionUS Government
Why did the framers of the constitution create a mechanism for amending the constitution but then make it very difficult to actually make any changes?
October 06, 2014 8:40PM
The Framers didn't want the Constitution being changed on a regular basis for any other reason aside from one of the utmost importance. As a result, while there is an involved process, with mandatory approval required from the different houses of Congress, amending the Constitution is possible if needed.