The role of amendment summary 27 updates to the us constitution in the history of the united states of america or a constitutional convention can be convened by a vote of two thirds of the state legislatures which will propose one or more amendments fifteenth amendment to the us constitution guide get the complete fifteenth . Thirty three amendments to the united states constitution have been proposed by the united states congress and sent to the states for ratification since the constitution was put into operation on march 4 1789 twenty seven of these having been ratified by the requisite number of states are part of the constitution. There are currently 27 ratified amendments of which the first ten are known as the bill of rights to the constitution since its enactment the fifth article of the us constitution details the procedure for amending it. The fourth amendment was introduced in congress in 1789 by james madison along with the other amendments in the bill of rights in response to anti federalist objections to the new constitution congress submitted the amendment to the states on september 28 1789. The amendments the first ten amendments to the constitution were all adopted at the same time and are collectively known as the bill of rights the 1st amendment protects the peoples right to practice religion to speak freely to assemble meet to address petition the government and of the press to publish
How it works:
1. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
2. Download as many books as you like ( Personal use )
3. No Commitment. Cancel anytime.
4. Join Over 100.000 Happy Readers.
5. That's it. What you waiting for? Sign Up and Get Your Books.