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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.

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

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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...

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

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...

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

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Congress passed the 19th Amendment to the Constitution on June 4, 1919, and it was ratified on Aug. 18, 1920. This amendment gave American women the right to vote and capped years of efforts by suffragists who had campai...

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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...

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