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Constitutional Amendments

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Amendments are additions to the Constitution meant to clarify its articles.
  1. True
  2. False
Constitutional amendments do not carry the same weight as the original Constitution.
  1. True
  2. False
What is the name for the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
  1. Declaration of Independence
  2. Articles of Confederation
  3. Federalist Papers
  4. Bill of Rights
The United States Constitution has how many amendments?
  1. 10
  2. 18
  3. 27
  4. 35
The process of adding amendments to the Constitution is laid out in Article Five.
  1. True
  2. False
Proposed constitutional amendments need to be approved by what portion of both houses of Congress?
  • Two thirds.
Besides being proposed in Congress, a constitutional amendment may be proposed at a convention of the states.
  1. True
  2. False
The president can veto a proposed constitutional amendment.
  1. True
  2. False
To be added to the Constitution, an amendment must be ratified by three-quarters of state legislatures or three-quarters of states at ratifying conventions.
  1. True
  2. False
Ratify means to make official.
Which is the only amendment that was ratified using state conventions?
  1. 11th
  2. 18th
  3. 21st
  4. 24th
The Constitution does not give a deadline for states to ratify a proposed amendment, but Congress can create one.
  1. True
  2. False
Who is responsible for certifying that a ratified amendment will become part of the Constitution?
  1. Director of the Secret Service
  2. Archivist of the United States
  3. Librarian of Congress
  4. Vice President
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