Chapter 3: The Constitution
"Amending the Constitution"
In this chapter you learned about
the structure and principles of the Constitution as well as
the methods of proposing and ratifying amendments to this document.
Because the Constitution is flexible and can change as the needs
of the country change, it is a "living document." This activity
will give you a closer look at the process of amending our nation's
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Start at The Constitution Project's Web site about Constitutional
- Scroll down the page to read
about the amendment process.
- Return to the top of the page
and click on Constitutional Amendments Considered in
the 104th and 105th Congresses.
- Explore the information, taking
notes as you go.
After you have read through the
information, answer the following questions.