The effects of later amendments

What have been the effects of the 13th through 15th Amendments?

The electors in each State shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the State legislature.

This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years from the date of its submission to the States by the Congress.

Beginning in the early 20th century, Congress has usually, but not always, stipulated that an amendment must be ratified by the required number of states within seven years from the date of its submission to the states in order to become part of the Constitution.

The text of the Amendment makes it clear that though the categories of direct and indirect taxation still exist, any determination that income tax is a direct tax will be irrelevant, because taxes on incomes, from salary or from real estate, are explicitly to be treated as indirect.

List of amendments to the United States Constitution

The Bill of Rights Amendments 1 through 10 As noted on the Constitutional Convention Topic Pageseveral delegates to the convention refused to sign the newly drafted constitution because it did not include a bill of rights.

These often slowed down reconstruction. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

For a more thorough history of slavery, see the Slavery Topic Page. The Senate took up the bill and reduced the number to 12, by combining some and rejecting others. Amendment 27 Congressional pay raises No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of Representatives shall have intervened.

Representatives shall be apportioned among the several States according to their respective numbers, counting the whole number of persons in each State, excluding Indians not taxed. The South did not make it easy for Johnson, however, and the so-called Black Codes started to be passed in Southern states.

The Congress passed the amendment on February 26,and it was ratified on February 3, days. No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President more than once.

A number of electors of President and Vice President equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives in Congress to which the District would be entitled if it were a state, but in no event more than the least populous State; they shall be in addition to those appointed by the States, but they shall be considered, for the purposes of the election of President and Vice President, to be electors appointed by a State; and they shall meet in the District and perform such duties as provided by the twelfth article of amendment.

Eventually, all of the CSA states except Mississippi ratified the 13th after the war; Mississippi ratified the amendment in The first ten amendments were adopted and ratified simultaneously and are known collectively as the Bill of Rights.

The Amendment was approved by Congress on March 4,and ratified on February 7, days. The first ten amendments, collectively known as the Bill of Rightswere ratified on December 15, days.

In case of the removal of the President from office or of his death or resignation, the Vice President shall become President. In the election ofthe flaws of the original system became more than apparent. Amendment VIII Bail, fines, punishment Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.Thirdly, the amendment required that every State provide equal protection to all of its citizens- this clause intended to prevent discrimination against African-Americans, although due to several supreme court rulings the clauses effects.

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, Twenty-seven of these, having been ratified by the requisite number of states, are part of the Constitution.

In order to get a better answer, it would be quite helpful if you could specify which amendments are, to you, "later." Looking at the 19th through the 27th Amendments, you can see a general difference between these amendments and many of the earlier ones, especially those of the Bill of Rights.

There have been two major effects of these amendments. First of all, all three of the amendments taken together have been used to advance the cause of minority rights in the United States. This is especially true of the 14th Amendment. This amendment says that all people shall enjoy the equal protection of the laws.

The Effects of the Fourteenth Amendment on the Constitution of the United States © Dan Goodman The Fourteenth Amendment was passed by 39th Congresson June 13, On June 16,the House Joint Resolution proposing the Fourteenth Amendment was submitted to the States.3/5(2). Sections 1 and 2 shall take effect on the 15th day of October following the ratification of this article.

Bill of Rights and Later Amendments

Section 6. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years from the date of its submission.

What have been the effects of these later Amendments

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