An official change to the Constitution is called an amendment. Out of the 5,000 amendments that have been introduced by Congress, only 27 have been ratified, or accepted. More »

A change to the Constitution of the United States is called an amendment. As of 2014, there have been 27 amendments to the document. More »

A flexible constitution is one that is easily influenced by change and is readily amended by general legislation. The United States has a flexible constitution because it contains amendments and has a set process by whic... More »

The Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution covers the right to bear arms. This grants the capability of gun ownership to all private citizens of the United States, though some restrictions apply, such as age, health a... More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics US Government The Constitution

A change to the Constitution of the United States is called an amendment. As of 2014, there have been 27 amendments to the document. More »

As of 2014, there are only 27 amendments successfully ratified to the U.S. Constitution. The first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights, were submitted in 1789 and ratified in 1791. The last amendment to the Consti... More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics US Government The Constitution

The 20th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States sets out the date in the year that the president terms run from, states the date that Congress should meet every year and explains what happens if there is no p... More »