Crossword clues for amendments
n. (plural of amendment English)
Usage examples of "amendments".
Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments has thereby been violated irreversibly since the whereabouts of said remains are not now known.
Constitution became even more acceptable to the public at large after the first Congress, responding to criticism, passed a series of amendments known as the Bill of Rights.
The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments, plus the set of laws passed in the late 1860s and early 1870s, gave the President enough authority to wipe out racial discrimination.
The amendments are set for a vote Tuesday, and opponents will be out in force.
That amendments to the constitution of the government can be adopted only by being proposed by a convention of all the States in the Union, or by being proposed, by a two-thirds vote of both houses of Congress, and ratified by three-fourths of the States, is simply a conventional ordinance, which the convention can change at its pleasure.
They lose, besides incurring, so far as disloyal, the pains and penalties of treason, their political rights, or right, as has just been said, to be in their own department self-governing communities, with the right of representation in Congress and the electoral colleges, and to sit in the national convention, or of being counted in the ratification of amendments to the constitution--precisely what it was shown a Territorial people gain by being admitted as a State into the Union.