Amendments ratified by the states under either ... when it is ratified by the
necessary number of states, rather than on ...
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 ...
During the Articles of Confederation period all thirteen states were required to
make amendments. The Articles of Confederation was hastily put together in
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
Aug 21, 2016 ... Article VII stipulated that nine states had to ratify the Constitution for it to ... The
ratifying conventions served the necessary function of informing ...
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 ...
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.
This is an essay about the Ratification Clause in the Constitution. ... for ratification
at nine states, not the thirteen necessary for constitutional revision under the
Articles. ... In many states, the Articles had been ratified by the legislature only;
That Convention can propose as many amendments as it deems necessary. ...
when ratified by the Legislatures of three fourths of the several States, or by ...
Mar 4, 2013 ... One quick answer is that ultimately the Constitution was ratified by all 13. ... 2/3
vote of states, and that it was an accepted number under the Articles for ... The
union needed New York (then ranking 4th or 5th in population) and ...