constitution


Constitutional Amendments

What are Constitutional Amendments?

Constitutional Amendments are changes that can be made to the United States Constitution. The Constitution itself is the governing doctrine in which all the rights and privileges afforded to citizens
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Understanding the 1st Amendment

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution is contained in the Bill of Rights. The First Amendment has proven to be one of the most fundamental and important Amendments with
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Understanding the 2nd Amendment

The Second Amendment has been one that has been under much scrutiny and is the topic of controversy in recent years. Included into the Bill of Rights, the Second Amendment
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Understanding the 3rd Amendment

The Third Amendment of the Constitution of the United States is one that arose directly out of the conflict with Britain that resulted in the American Revolution. Before the Colonies
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Understanding the 27th Amendment

The Twenty-Seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution is by far the longest any Constitutional Amendment has taken to be
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Understanding the 23rd Amendment

The 23rd Amendment of the United States Constitution would finally provide citizens of the District of Columbia the right to
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Understanding the 24th Amendment

The 24th Amendment is one that arose due to yet another Amendment to the United States Constitution, the Fifteenth Amendment. The
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Understanding the 25th Amendment

The 25th Amendment would again address certain procedures regarding the offices of the President and the Vice-President. Most specifically, it
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Understanding the 26th Amendment

The Twenty-Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution was a result of student activism and demonstrations against the Vietnam War. Even though the age to participate in voting was generally
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