The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States of America
. ... Amendments to the United States Constitution, unlike ones made to many ...
to the Articles, required unanimous ...
At the time that the Constitution was written, nine of the 13 states were required
for ratification. It took 10 months and a vigorous campaign by proponents of the ...
The states can play a role in proposing changes to the Constitution as well: 2/3
<sup>rds</sup> ... by the states or Congress, 3/4<sup>ths</sup> of the states must ratify (or approve) them
... number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to
The authority to amend the Constitution of the United States is derived from
Article ... The Archivist has delegated many of the ministerial duties associated
with this ... the joint resolution does not go to the White House for signature or
During the Articles of Confederation period all thirteen states were required to
make amendments. The Articles of Confederation was hastily put together in
Article VII of the Constitution refers only to the Constitution itself as it was written
in 1787. .... Why was the number of states needed to ratify the Constitution
different from the number of states needed to revise the Articles of Confederat.
Ratifying the Constitution required two-thirds approval from the states. ... Many
felt that the basic rights of citizens needed to be enumerated in the new ...
Levying taxes, Congress could request states to pay taxes, Congress has right to
levy taxes on individuals ... Amending document, 13/13 needed to amend Articles
, 2/3 of both houses of Congress ... 9/13 states needed to approve legislation
Following the Revolutionary War, the United States of America was still governed
by the ...
Apr 6, 2015 ... It all comes down to a matter of math and a few important numbers: 5, 27, 34, 38,
... Once three-quarters of the individual states ratify an amendment, ... are then
sent on to the states, where 38 states are needed for ratification.