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Encyclopedia of Constitutional amendments, proposed amendments, and amending issues, 1789-2015

Author: John R Vile
Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th ed
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Although only 27 amendments have ever been added to the U.S. Constitution, the last one having been ratified in 1992, throughout American history, members of Congress have introduced more than 11,000 amendments, and countless individuals outside of Congress have advanced their own proposals to revise the Constitution-the wellspring of America's legal, political, and cultural foundations. At a time when calls for a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Vile, John.
Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments, Proposed Amendments, and Amending Issues, 1789-2015, 4th Edition [2 volumes].
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John R Vile
ISBN: 9781610699327 1610699327
OCLC Number: 913698473
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes (2129 pages))
Contents: Foreword / Sanford Levinson --
About this edition --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
A --
B --
C --
D --
E --
F --
G --
H --
I --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
O --
P-Q --
R --
S --
T --
U --
V --
W --
Appendix A. The Constitution of the United States --
Appendix B. Dates amendments were proposed and ratified --
Appendix C. Number of amendments by decade --
Appendix D. Most popular amending proposals by year and key events, and publications related to Constitutional amendments --
Bibliography --
List of cases --
Index.
Responsibility: John R. Vile.

Abstract:

Although only 27 amendments have ever been added to the U.S. Constitution, the last one having been ratified in 1992, throughout American history, members of Congress have introduced more than 11,000 amendments, and countless individuals outside of Congress have advanced their own proposals to revise the Constitution-the wellspring of America's legal, political, and cultural foundations. At a time when calls for a new constitutional convention are on the rise, it is essential for students of political science and history as well as American citizens to understand proposed alternatives. Th.

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