List of amendments to the United States Constitution

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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.wikipedia
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United States Bill of Rights

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The first ten amendments were adopted and ratified simultaneously and are known collectively as the Bill of Rights.
The United States Bill of Rights comprises the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution.

Constitution of the United States

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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.
Since the Constitution came into force in 1789, it has been amended 27 times, including one amendment that repealed a previous one, in order to meet the needs of a nation that has profoundly changed since the eighteenth century.

Article Five of the United States Constitution

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Article Five of the United States Constitution details the two-step process for amending the nation's frame of government.
Thirty-three amendments to the United States Constitution have been approved by the Congress and sent to the states for ratification.

Constitutional amendment

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Article Five of the United States Constitution details the two-step process for amending the nation's frame of government.
Twenty-seven amendments have been added (appended as codicils) to the Constitution.

Freedom of the press in the United States

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It was adopted on December 15, 1791, as one of the ten amendments that constitute the Bill of Rights.

Ratification

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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.
For subsequent amendments, Article Five describes the process of a potential amendment's adoption.

District of Columbia Voting Rights Amendment

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The last time a proposal gained the necessary two-thirds support in both the House and the Senate for submission to the states was the District of Columbia Voting Rights Amendment in 1978.

United States Congress

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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.

U.S. state

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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-first Amendment to the United States Constitution

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The only amendment to be ratified through the state convention method thus far is the Twenty-first Amendment in 1933.

Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

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That amendment is also the only one that explicitly repeals an earlier one, the Eighteenth Amendment (ratified in 1919).

Archivist of the United States

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When a constitutional amendment is sent to the states for ratification, the Archivist of the United States is charged with responsibility for administering the ratification process under the provisions of.

Promulgation

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Then, upon being properly ratified, the archivist issues a certificate proclaiming that an amendment has become an operative part of the Constitution.

Supreme Court of the United States

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Congress' authority to set a ratification deadline was affirmed in 1939 by the United States Supreme Court in Coleman v. Miller.

Coleman v. Miller

Congress' authority to set a ratification deadline was affirmed in 1939 by the United States Supreme Court in Coleman v. Miller.

United States House of Representatives

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Collectively, members of the House and Senate typically propose around 200 amendments during each two–year term of Congress.

United States Senate

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Collectively, members of the House and Senate typically propose around 200 amendments during each two–year term of Congress.

United States congressional committee

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Historically, most died in the congressional committees to which they were assigned.