Constitution-Article 5

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Article Five-Amending the Constitution

  • How to Amend the Constitution
  • Congress can propose an Amendment by votes of 2/3 House and 2/3rd Senate
  • 2/3 of State Legislatures can propose a Constitutional Convention
  • All Amendments must be ratified by ¾ of State Legislatures (38 for now)
  • No deadline necessary for ratification-however many do have a deadline.
  • Congress can decide the method of ratification

Article Six Constitution is the Supreme Law of the Land.