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Amending the ConstitutionHow do we change the Constitution?
+ Step 1 Congress proposes a new amendment.2/3 of the Senate pass the bill 2/3 of the House of Representatives pass the bill +
Proposed amendment is sent to the statesStep 2 Proposed amendment is sent to the states
Step 3 State legislatures chooseto ratify (accept) or reject the amendment
Step 4 ¾ of the states must ratify the amendment for it to be added to the Constitution
Why do so many people have to vote to amend the Constitution?So that small groups cannot make changes that most people do not want!
11. Amending the Constitution 11. Amending the Constitution.
Bill of Rights Chapter 6 Section 1. Key Terms Bill of Rights Amendment process Convention.
11/19/2010. 1) approves treaties 2) makes laws 3) impeaches a President or Judge 4) at least 30 years old, 9 years citizen 5) starts bills having.
Adding the Bill of Rights Chapter 6 Section 1. Introduction Define Bill of Rights. Many of the Framers thought that the Bill of Rights were not necessary.
Do Now: Rights List as many rights guaranteed in our bill of rights as you can. If you do not know any, what rights do you think should be in there?
3-2: Amending the Constitution How is our Gov’t., under the Constitution, like a 200 year old house? How is our Gov’t., under the Constitution, like a.
How to Amend the Constitution. One Way (used MOST) Two-thirds (2/3) of both houses of Congress vote to propose an amendment THEN Three- fourths (3/4)
Article 5 Josh Weinick Jess Zabrowsky Emily Zeman.
Random Reconstruction Government Economy Amendments
INFORMAL AND FORMAL AMENDING. INFORMAL AMENDING Sometimes the Constitution can be changed and added to without a nationwide vote.
Amending the Constitution
Article I- The Legislative Branch (Congress). A. Rules, Qualifications and Powers 1. Congress is divided into two houses: The House of Representatives.
Chapter 3, Section 2 Formal Amendment. The Constitution has lasted more than 200 years because it has changed with the times. Many of its words and their.
How was the Bill of Rights added to the Constitution? Process of Amendment, Article V Debates in Congress Ratification How would life be different today.
The Amendment Process How to change the Consitution.
AMENDMENT PROCESS Sometimes the Constitution needs to be changed to protect these rights and freedoms A change to the Constitution is an AMENDMENT.
Read the worksheet at your seat and complete the questions in complete sentences. These are a class set, please do not write on them.
Amendment Process. Formal Amendments Formal Amendment – Change or addition that becomes part of the written language of the Constitution itself through.
Adding the Bill of Rights Chapter 6 section 1. The amendment process The Constitution requires the approval of both the national and state levels when.
Legislative Branch Makes the Laws. The Basics Legislative Branch=Congress, which is divided into the House of Representatives & the Senate (bicameral)
Formal Amendment The Constitution of the United States has now been in force for more than 200 years. That’s longer than the written constitution of any.
A Bill is an idea for a law Must be proposed by a legislator – Member of the House of Reps. or the Senate Then it goes through a process in Congress.
HOW A BILL BECOMES A LAW. INTRODUCTION OF A BILL Both the House of Representatives and the Senate can introduce a bill Only the House of Representatives.
Proposed by 2/3 vote in both houses of Congress. Or Proposed at national convention requested by 2/3 (34) of state legislatures.
Constitutional Amendments Read pages Read pages Answer question #2, page 77 Answer question #2, page 77 Answer question #5, page 77 Answer.
Articles 4 – 7 of the Constitution Let’s get to work.
2.What is extradition? Procedure for returning a person charged with a crime to the state where the crime was committed.
Formal Amendments. Ours is the oldest Constitution in the world still in use – 4 million people – 13 states – 1300 miles Today – 285 million people.
Lawmaking Process Page 19 What is a volcano? A mountain with hiccups!
Definitions Six Basic Principles Formal Amendments True or False Informal Procedures $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $ 500$500.
Beryl Winston. A).Identify two formal methods for adding ammendments to the constitution One formal method to change the Constitution is by passing a.
March 31, 2014 Aim: How has the Constitution adapted to changing times? Do Now: The Constitution has been changed only 27 times in more than 200 years.
The Federalists believed it was unnecessary and that the Constitution already guarded against tyranny by limiting the government’s power The Antifederalists.
How a Bill Becomes Law Class Lecture. BILL IS INTRODUCED BY A GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEMBER. BILL IS SENT TO COMMITTEE FOR STUDY. COMMITTEE MAY RECOMMEND BILL.
Article V. Should prayer in school be allowed? Should prayer in school be allowed? Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion…
US Law Process. Due Process _____________________.
HOW A BILL BECOMES LAW.
THE US CONSTITUTION A Formal Amendment. US Constitution Written in 1787 We now have the longest lasting Constitution of any nation Our constitution has.
Formal Amendment Chapter 3 Section 2.
How a Bill Becomes a Law.
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Amending the Constitution 8.28 Describe the significance of the Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights, and the Mayflower Compact in relation to the development.
The Constitution and the Amendment Process. Methods of Proposal.
GOVERNMENT Amending the Constitution. Amendment Process Amendments allow for the Constitution to change and adapt to changing societies. Article 5 of.
HOW A BILL BECOMES A LAW. House of Representatives 435 Senate 100 Standing Committee Hearings (Public / Private) Debate, Amend, Vote Standing Committee.
AMENDING THE CONSTITUTION Chapter 3 Section 2. Methods of Amending the Constitution Amendments: Changes made to the Constitution are called amendments.
ARTICLE V By: Jeremy, Julia, Corey, and Taylor. Main Idea of article v Article V talks about when the Congress or two thirds of both Houses propose an.
Principles of the U.S. Constitution Part 4 Flexibility of the Constitution.
House of Representatives vs. Senate
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