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Child Labor Amendment

The Child Labor Amendment is a proposed and still-pending amendment to the United States Constitution that would specifically authorize Congress to regulate "labor of persons under eighteen years of age". The amendment was proposed in 1924 following Supreme Court rulings in 1918 and 1922 that federal laws regulating and taxing goods produced by employees under the ages of 14 and 16 were unconstitutional. The majority of the state governments ratified the amendment by the mid-1930s. However, it has not been ratified by the required three-fourths of the states according to Article V of the C ...

                                               

Congressional Apportionment Amendment

The Congressional Apportionment Amendment is a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution. It was one of twelve "articles of amendment" to the United States Constitution approved by the 1st Congress on September 25, 1789. They were sent to the legislatures of the several states for ratification. If adopted, it would establish a formula for determining the appropriate size of the House of Representatives following each constitutionally required wikt:decennial census. It is the only one of the twelve proposed amendments that has not been adopted, as it has not been ratified by enou ...

                                               

Corwin Amendment

The Corwin Amendment is a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution. It was passed by the Congress on March 2, 1861 and sent to the state legislatures for ratification. Senator William H. Seward of New York introduced the amendment in the Senate. Representative Thomas Corwin of Ohio introduced it in the House of Representatives. It was one of several bills considered by Congress in an unsuccessful attempt to attract the seceding states back into the Union and to convince border slave states to stay. Technically still pending before the states, it would, if ratified, shield "dome ...

                                               

District of Columbia Voting Rights Amendment

The District of Columbia Voting Rights Amendment was a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would have given the District of Columbia full representation in the United States Congress, full representation in the Electoral college system, and full participation in the process by which the Constitution is amended. It was proposed by Congress on August 22, 1978. It was ratified by only 16 states by the time of its expiration on August 22, 1985. It was 22 ratifications short of the needed 38 in order for the proposed amendment to have been adopted.

                                               

Titles of Nobility Amendment

The Titles of Nobility Amendment is a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution. It was approved by the 11th Congress on May 1, 1810, and submitted to the state legislatures for ratification. It would strip United States citizenship from any citizen who accepted a title of nobility from a foreign country. On two occasions between 1812 and 1816, it only needed ratifying by two states to become a valid part of the Constitution. Congress did not set a time limit for its ratification, so the amendment is still pending before the states. Now, since the number of states has increased, ...

                                     

ⓘ Proposed amendments to the United States Constitution

  • Five of the United States Constitution provides two ways that constitutional amendments can be proposed By 2 3 of both houses of the Congress. By a majority
  • list of the amendments to the United States Constitution Since the Constitution went into effect on March 4, 1789, twenty - seven amendments have been
  • The Twenty - seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution Amendment XXVII has to do with the salaries paid to members of the United States Congress
  • of the United States Constitution outlines how the Constitution can be changed. Changes to the Constitution are called Constitutional amendments Article
  • have been made to the United States Constitution 27 times by amendments changes The first ten of these amendments are together called the Bill of Rights
  • The Twenty - fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution is the twenty - fourth time the United States Constitution has been amended revised The
  • the Seventeenth Amendment Amendment XVII to the United States Constitution changed the method by which United States Senators were elected. For the
  • 1933, the Twenty - first Amendment Amendment XXI to the United States Constitution canceled the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution and
  • The Eleventh Amendment Amendment XI to the United States Constitution was passed by Congress on March 4, 1794 and ratified by the states on February
  • of the United States Bill of Rights in response to Anti - Federalist objections to the new Constitution Congress proposed the amendment to the states on