The U.S. Constitution

Amending the Constitution

Activity: Learn more on the process of amending the Constitution. Then propose a new amendment and draft a plan for getting your proposed amendment ratified. Remember that your plan should account for all the steps in the amendment process.

Holt Researcher Resources

Chart: Amending the Constitution

Research Web Sites

  Constitutional Amendments
Great information about the process of amending the constitution. It also gives lists of previously proposed but never ratified amendments.
  Benís Guide to US Government for Kids
This interactive website gives easy to understand information about government and how it works.
  The Constitutional Amendment Process
More information about the amendment process and how it works.
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