constitution

Article 5

Article 5

Article 5 of the United States Constitution is one of the most vital in regards to the Constitution, as it is the portion of the document that specifically stipulates the
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What It Means to Ratification

The core "check" applied to the Constitutional Amendment process provided by Article Five is the process of ratification.  The key element of ratification is that it gives the states direct
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What You Need to Know About Proposed and Unratified Amendments

To date six Amendments have been proposed for ratification but did not achieve the votes in the State legislatures necessary for ratification.  Of these six, four are still active. Article
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Article 5 How To Propose Amendments

Under Article 5, Amendments to the Constitution can be proposed in two ways.  First, it can be by a two-thirds majority of both the House of Representatives and the Senate
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