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What is one way you might want to change the Constitution?
The Constitution provides that an amendment may be proposed either by the Congress with a two-thirds majority vote in both the House of Representatives and the Senate or by a constitutional convention called for by two-thirds of the State legislatures.
Why are changes needed in Constitution give any three reasons?
1)changes maintain the equality of all in our country. 2)our financial problems of our country are solved. 3)changes maintain rights people of of our country.
What article allows for changes to be made in the Constitution?
Article 5: Amendment. The only way that changes can be made to the Constitution, is if new amendments are added to it; no other clause or forms of change can take place, apart from this, when the government, or any one party is attempting to make new rules or amend the Constitution.
What allows for changes to be made in the Constitution?
Only the Congress or the states can actually CHANGE the Constitution. The only way to actually CHANGE it is via a constitutional amendment. Congress or the states can initiate that, and the amendment has to be ratified by a fixed number of states before it takes effect.
What amendment should be added to the Constitution?
The Twenty-seventh Amendment (Amendment XXVII) to the United States Constitution prohibits any law that increases or decreases the salary of members of Congress from taking effect until the start of the next set of terms of office for Representatives. The amendment is the most recent to be adopted, but one of the first proposed.
How can the Constitution be formally amended?
Formal Process. Amending the Constitution requires two formal steps. It begins by proposing an amendment, which can be done by either both chambers of Congress, passing it by a two-thirds vote or by two-thirds of the states requesting a convention be held to consider amendments.