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 ...
Sep 24, 2000 ... Three-Fourths of the states must ratify an Amendment. With 50 states, that equals
37.5, so it takes 38 states today to ratify an Amendment.
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 15, 2016 ... The authority to amend the Constitution of the United States is derived ... that it
has received the required number of authenticated ratification ...
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 ...
Apr 6, 2015 ... Once three-quarters of the individual states ratify an amendment, it becomes the
law. ... then sent on to the states, where 38 states are needed for ratification ... “
The Article V Convention presents many questions that Congress ...
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;
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 ...
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 ...