Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments, Proposed Amendments, and Amending Issues, 1789-2002
ABC-CLIO, 2003 - 635 sider
This second edition has been expanded by more than a third and is the only reference work that tells the whole story of constitutional amendments: the rigorous ratification process, the significance of the amendments that made it, and the notable and sometimes preposterous topics of the thousands that didn't.
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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 Key Events and Publications Related to Constitutional Amendments
Appendix F Major Proposals by Individuals outside Congress Seeking Major Constitutional Changes
List of Cases
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