Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments, Proposed Amendments, and Amending Issues

Editor/Author Vile, John R.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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ISBN: 978-1-61-069931-0
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
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This updated edition of the established standard for high school and college libraries as well as public and law libraries serves as the go-to reference for learning about existing constitutional amendments, proposed amendments, and the issues related to them. It contains entries that discuss amendments that have been proposed in Congress from 1789 to the present. It also discusses prominent proposals for extensive constitutional changes introduced outside Congress as well as discussions of major amending issues.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword, by Sanford Levinson
  • About This Edition
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • VOLUME ONE: A–M
  • A
  • ABINGTON V. SCHEMPP (1963)
  • ABOLITIONISTS
  • ABORTION
  • ACKERMAN, BRUCE (1943–)
  • ADAMS, FREDERICK UPHAM (1859–1921)
  • ADAMSON V. CALIFORNIA (1947)
  • AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
  • AGRICULTURE
  • AHMEDINEJAHD, ALEX HUSSEIN
  • AIR FORCE
  • ALBANY PLAN OF UNION
  • ALCOHOL PROHIBITION
  • ALIENS
  • ALTERNATIVE U.S. CONSTITUTIONS, PROPOSED
  • AMAR, AKHIL REED (1958–)
  • AMENDING PROCESS
  • AMENDING PROCESS, PROPOSALS FOR CHANGING
  • AMENDMENT, DEFINITION
  • AMERICAN, A. J.
  • AMES, HERMAN (1865–1935)
  • ANDREWS, J. B.
  • ANNAPOLIS CONVENTION
  • ANTHONY, SUSAN BROWNELL (1820–1906)
  • ANTI-FEDERALISTS
  • ANTIMISCEGNATION LAWS
  • ANTIPOLYGAMY LAWS
  • ANTI-SALOON LEAGUE
  • APPROPRIATENESS OF AMENDMENTS
  • ARCHIVIST OF THE UNITED STATES
  • ARTICLE V CAUCUS
  • ARTICLE V CONVENTION
  • ARTICLE V OF THE U.S. CONSTITUTION
  • ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION
  • ASSOCIATION, FREEDOM OF
  • ATTORNEY GENERAL
  • B
  • BACON, SELDEN (1861–1946)
  • BAKER V. CARR (1962)
  • BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT
  • BANKING
  • BANKRUPTCY
  • BARNETT, RANDY (1952–)
  • BARRON V. BALTIMORE (1833)
  • BERRY, ROBERT
  • BIBLE READING IN SCHOOLS
  • BILL OF RESPONSIBILITIES
  • BILL OF RIGHTS
  • BINGHAM, JOHN A. (1815–1900)
  • BIRTHRIGHT CITIZENSHIP AMENDMENT
  • BLACK, HUGO LAFAYETTE (1886–1971)
  • BLAINE AMENDMENT
  • BOEHNER V. ANDERSON (1992, 1994)
  • BOERNE, CITY OF V. FLORES (1997)
  • BOUNDARY, UNITED STATES AND CANADA
  • BRICKER AMENDMENT
  • BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION (1954)
  • BURSTEIN, ANDREW, AND NANCY ISENBERG
  • BUSING
  • C
  • CABINET
  • CALHOUN, JOHN C. (1782–1850)
  • CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES
  • CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
  • CAPITALISM, PRESERVING
  • CATT, CARRIE LANE CHAPMAN (1859–1947)
  • CENSUS
  • CHANDLER V. WISE (1939)
  • CHILD LABOR AMENDMENT
  • CHIPMAN, NATHANIEL (1752–1843)
  • CHISHOLM V. GEORGIA (1793)
  • CHRISTIAN AMENDMENT
  • CITIZENS FOR SELF GOVERNANCE
  • CITIZENS FOR THE CONSTITUTION, THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT INITIATIVE
  • CITIZENS UNITED V. FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION (2010)
  • CITIZENSHIP, DEFINITION OF
  • CITIZENSHIP, DUAL
  • CITIZENSHIP, LOSS OF
  • CITIZENSHIP, OFFICEHOLDING RIGHTS
  • CIVIL RIGHTS CASES (1883)
  • CIVIL SERVICE REFORM
  • CLAIMS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES
  • CLINTON V. CITY OF NEW YORK (1998)
  • COERCIVE USE OF FEDERAL FUNDS
  • COGSWELL, JOHN Marshall (1939–)
  • COLEMAN V. MILLER (1939)
  • COLONIAL CHARTERS
  • COMMITTEE ON THE CONSTITUTIONAL SYSTEM
  • COMMUNISM
  • COMPACT FOR AMERICA
  • CONCURRENT POWERS
  • CONFEDERATE DEBT
  • CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA, CONSTITUTION OF
  • CONFESSIONS
  • CONGRESS, AGE OF MEMBERS
  • CONGRESS, ATTENDANCE OF MEMBERS
  • CONGRESS, COMMERCE POWERS
  • CONGRESS, COMMITTEE COMPOSITION
  • CONGRESS, DISTRICT REPRESENTATION
  • CONGRESS, EMERGENCY FUNCTIONING
  • CONGRESS, EQUAL APPLICATION OF LAWS
  • CONGRESS, FILIBUSTERS IN SENATE
  • CONGRESS, IMMUNITY OF MEMBERS
  • CONGRESS, LEGISLATIVE VETO
  • CONGRESS, MEMBERS’ ELIGIBILITY FOR OTHER OFFICES
  • CONGRESS, OVERRIDING JUDICIAL DECISIONS
  • CONGRESS, POWERS OF
  • CONGRESS, PRIVATE BILLS
  • CONGRESS, QUORUM
  • CONGRESS, RECALL OF MEMBERS
  • CONGRESS, REPRESENTATION IN
  • CONGRESS, SENATE REPRESENTATION
  • CONGRESS, SIZE OF
  • CONGRESS, SPECIAL ELECTIONS
  • CONGRESS, TAXATION BY
  • CONGRESS, TERM LENGTHS
  • CONGRESS, TERM LIMITS
  • CONGRESS, TRUTH IN LEGISLATION
  • CONGRESS, VACANCIES IN
  • CONSENSUS AND THE AMENDING PROCESS
  • CONSTITUENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR AMENDING CONSTITUTIONS
  • CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, LIMITS ON
  • CONSTITUTIONAL COMMISSIONS
  • CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION OF 1787
  • CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTIONS
  • CONSTITUTIONAL INTERPRETATION
  • CONSTITUTIONS, PROPOSED NEW U.S.
  • CONTRACTS CLAUSE
  • COOK V. GRALIKE (2001)
  • CORPORATIONS
  • CORWIN AMENDMENT
  • COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENTS
  • COUNCIL OF CENSORS
  • COUNCIL OF REVISION
  • COUNCIL OF STATE GOVERNMENTS
  • COURT OF THE UNION
  • COURT-PACKING PLAN
  • COURTS
  • CRAM, RALPH (1863–1942)
  • CRIMINALS, EARLY RELEASE
  • CRITICAL ELECTIONS
  • CRITTENDEN COMPROMISE
  • CROLY, HERBERT (1870–1930)
  • CULTURAL AND LINGUISTIC RIGHTS
  • CUNNING, JOHN N.
  • CURRENCY
  • CUSTOMS AND USAGES
  • D
  • DAVENPORT, JOHN (1966–)
  • DEATH PENALTY
  • DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
  • DEFAMATION
  • DELIBERATION AND THE AMENDING PROCESS
  • DEMOCRACY AND CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
  • DEROGATORY MATERIAL, TEACHING OF
  • DILLON V. GLOSS (1921)
  • DIRECT DEMOCRACY
  • DIRKSEN, EVERETT MCKINLEY (1896–1969)
  • DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, REPRESENTATION FOR
  • DIVIDED GOVERNMENT
  • DODD, WALTER F. (1880–1960)
  • DODGE V. WOOLSEY (1856)
  • DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, PROTECTION AGAINST
  • DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  • DOUGLASS, FREDERICK (1817–1895)
  • DUELING
  • DUTIES
  • DYER V. BLAIR (1975)
  • E
  • EDUCATION, ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
  • EDUCATION, RIGHT TO
  • EIGHTEENTH AMENDMENT
  • EIGHTH AMENDMENT
  • ELECTIONS, DATES OF
  • ELECTIONS, DISPUTED
  • ELECTIONS, PRIMARY
  • ELECTORAL COLLEGE REFORM
  • ELEVENTH AMENDMENT
  • ELLIOTT, WILLIAM YANDELL (1896–1979)
  • EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION
  • EMBARGOES, ARMS, LOANS, AND FOREIGN AID
  • EMBARGOES, TRADE
  • EMERGENCY, NATIONAL
  • EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
  • ENFORCEMENT CLAUSES IN AMENDMENTS
  • ENGEL V. VITALE (1962)
  • ENGLISH BILL OF RIGHTS
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AMENDMENT
  • ENTRENCHMENT CLAUSES
  • ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
  • EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT
  • EQUAL SUFFRAGE CLAUSE
  • ERVIN, SAM J., JR. (1896–1985)
  • EXECUTIVE OFFICES, EXCLUSION FROM
  • EXTRACONSTITUTIONAL MEANS OF CHANGE
  • F
  • FAILED AMENDMENTS
  • FAIR CONSTRUCTION AMENDMENT
  • FAIRCHILD V. HUGHES (1922)
  • FAMILIES
  • FEDERAL MARRIAGE PROTECTION AMENDMENT
  • FEDERALISM AND THE AMENDING PROCESS
  • FEDERALIST PAPERS
  • FEDERALISTS
  • FIFTEENTH AMENDMENT
  • FIFTH AMENDMENT
  • FINER, HERMAN (1898–1969)
  • FINLETTER, THOMAS (1893–1980)
  • FIRST AMENDMENT
  • FISHER, SIDNEY GEORGE (1809–1875)
  • FLAG DESECRATION
  • FLAG SALUTE
  • FORFEITURE OF OFFICE
  • FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT
  • FOURTH AMENDMENT
  • FREE ENTERPRISE
  • FREE TRADE
  • FREEDMEN, REDISTRIBUTION OF
  • FRIENDS OF THE ARTICLE V CONVENTION (FOAVC)
  • FRUTH, WILLIAM H.
  • G
  • GARCIA V. SAN ANTONIO METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY (1985)
  • GARRISON, WILLIAM LLOYD (1805–1879)
  • GAY MARRIAGE
  • GENERAL WELFARE
  • GERRYMANDERING
  • GOLD STANDARD
  • GOVERNORS, ROLE IN THE AMENDING PROCESS
  • GRAND JURY
  • GRIDLOCK
  • GRISWOLD V. CONNECTICUT (1965)
  • GUARANTEE CLAUSE
  • GUN CONTROL
  • H
  • HAMILTON, ALEXANDER (1755–1804)
  • HANS V. LOUISIANA (1890)
  • HARDIN, CHARLES (1908–1997)
  • HARPER V. VIRGINIA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS (1966)
  • HARTFORD CONVENTION
  • HAWKE V. SMITH (I) (1920)
  • HAWKE V. SMITH (II) (1920)
  • HAZLITT, HENRY (1894–1993)
  • HIGHWAY FUNDING
  • HILLHOUSE, JAMES (1754–1832)
  • HIRSCHHORN, JOEL S.
  • HISTORY OF CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS IN THE UNITED STATES
  • HOLLINGSWORTH V. VIRGINIA (1798)
  • HOUSING
  • I
  • IDAHO V. FREEMAN (1981)
  • IMMIGRATION, ILLEGAL
  • IMPEACHMENT
  • IMPLEMENTATION DATES OF AMENDMENTS
  • IMPLIED POWERS
  • INCORPORATION OF THE BILL OF RIGHTS
  • INDIANS
  • INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM
  • INSURANCE
  • INTERMARRIAGE
  • INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS
  • INTERNET
  • INTERSTATE COMPACTS
  • ITEM VETO
  • J
  • JAMESON, JOHN A. (1824–1890)
  • JEFFERSON, THOMAS (1743–1826)
  • JOINT RESOLUTION
  • JUDICIAL INTERPRETATION
  • JUDICIARY, ADVISORY OPINIONS BY
  • JUDICIARY, AGE LIMITS FOR MEMBERS
  • JUDICIARY, BALANCE
  • JUDICIARY, COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS
  • JUDICIARY, COURT OF THE UNION
  • JUDICIARY, EMERGENCY REPLACEMENT OF MEMBERS
  • JUDICIARY, EXERCISE OF JUDICIAL REVIEW BY
  • JUDICIARY, JURISDICTION OF
  • JUDICIARY, LIMITS ON TAXING POWER
  • JUDICIARY, NUMBER OF SUPREME COURT JUSTICES
  • JUDICIARY, OFFICEHOLDING BY MEMBERS
  • JUDICIARY, ORGANIZATION OF
  • JUDICIARY, QUALIFICATIONS OF MEMBERS
  • JUDICIARY, RECALL OF MEMBERS
  • JUDICIARY, REMOVAL OF MEMBERS
  • JUDICIARY, SELECTION OF MEMBERS
  • JUDICIARY, TERMS OF OFFICE
  • JURY TRIALS
  • K
  • KACPROWICZ, CHARLES
  • KIMBLE V. SWACKHAMER (1978)
  • KIRSTEIN, HERBERT C.
  • KOSKINIEMI, MARK
  • KRUSCH, BARRY (1958–)
  • KUEHLER, WILLIAM DAVID
  • L
  • LABOR, CONVICT
  • LABOR, HOURS OF
  • LABUNSKI, RICHARD
  • LAME DUCK AMENDMENT
  • LAND, DIVISION OF
  • LAWHON, GEORGE ENICE
  • LAWYERS
  • LEGISLATION PROPOSED ON CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTIONS
  • LEISURE, RIGHT TO
  • LESER V. GARNETT (1922)
  • LEVIN, MARK R. (1957–)
  • LEVINSON, SANFORD (1941–)
  • LIEBER, FRANCIS (1800–1872)
  • LIMITS ON CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
  • LIMITS ON WEALTH AND INCOME
  • LINCOLN, ABRAHAM (1809–1865)
  • LIVERMORE V. WAITE (1894)
  • LIVING CONSTITUTION
  • LOCHNER V. NEW YORK (1905)
  • LOTTERIES
  • LOUISIANA PURCHASE
  • LUCAS, JAMES W.
  • LUDLOW AMENDMENT
  • LUTHER V. BORDEN (1849)
  • LYNCHING
  • M
  • MACDONALD, WILLIAM (1863–1938)
  • MADISON, JAMES (1751–1836)
  • MAGNA CARTA
  • MARBURY, WILLIAM
  • MARBURY V. MADISON (1803)
  • MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE LAWS
  • MARSHALL, JOHN (1755–1835)
  • MASON, GEORGE (1725–1792)
  • MCCULLOCH V. MARYLAND (1819)
  • MEDICAL CARE
  • MIGRATORY BIRDS
  • MILITIA
  • MILLER, KEITH W.
  • MINIMUM WAGES
  • MINNESOTA BOUNDARY
  • MINOR, LAIRD
  • MINOR V. HAPPERSETT (1875)
  • MISSOURI V. HOLLAND (1920)
  • MOMENT OF SILENCE
  • MONEY
  • MONOPOLIES AND TRUSTS
  • MORRIS, GOUVERNEUR (1752–1816)
  • MOTT, LUCRETIA COFFIN (1793–1880)
  • MURDER AND KIDNAPPING
  • MURPHY, WALTER F. (1929–2010)
  • MYERS V. ANDERSON (1915)
  • VOLUME TWO: N–Z
  • N
  • NAGLEE, JOHN F. SR.
  • NASHVILLE CONVENTION
  • NATELSON, ROBERT G.
  • NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP)
  • NATIONAL INITIATIVE FOR DEMOCRACY
  • NATIONAL PROHIBITION CASES (1920)
  • NATIVE AMERICANS
  • NATURAL-BORN CITIZEN
  • NATURAL LAW
  • NECESSARY AND PROPER CLAUSE
  • NEW DEAL
  • NINETEENTH AMENDMENT
  • NINTH AMENDMENT
  • NULLIFICATION
  • NUMBER OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
  • O
  • OBSCENITY AND PORNOGRAPHY
  • OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL REGISTER
  • OFFICES, FORFEITURE OF, OR INELIGIBILITY FOR
  • OREGONIAN PHYSICIAN
  • OREGON V. MITCHELL (1970)
  • P-Q
  • PALKO V. CONNECTICUT (1937)
  • PARDON POWER
  • PARENTAL RIGHTS AMENDMENTS
  • PARLIAMENTARY SOVEREIGNTY
  • PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM
  • PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS, AID TO
  • PATENTS AND COPYRIGHTS
  • PAUL, ALICE (1885–1947)
  • PEACE CONVENTION
  • PENDLETON, EDMUND (1721–1803)
  • PENN, WILLIAM (1644–1718)
  • PENSIONS
  • PETITIONS FOR AMENDMENTS
  • PHILADELPHIA II
  • PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE
  • PLACEMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
  • PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  • PLESSY V. FERGUSON (1896)
  • POLITICAL QUESTIONS
  • POLL TAXES
  • POLLOCK V. FARMERS’ LOAN & TRUST CO. (1895)
  • POLYGAMY
  • PORNOGRAPHY
  • POST OFFICE
  • POSTERITY COLLEGE
  • PRAYER IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • PREAMBLE TO THE BILL OF RIGHTS
  • PREAMBLE TO THE CONSTITUTION
  • PRESIDENCY, AGE LIMITS FOR
  • PRESIDENCY, APPOINTMENT AND REMOVAL POWERS OF
  • PRESIDENCY, COMPENSATION FOR
  • PRESIDENCY, CREATION OF A SEPARATE CHIEF OF STATE
  • PRESIDENCY, MEMBERSHIP IN SENATE FOR EX-PRESIDENTS
  • PRESIDENCY, OATH OF
  • PRESIDENCY, PARDON POWER
  • PRESIDENCY, PLURAL EXECUTIVE
  • PRESIDENCY, PROPERTY SEIZURE, POWERS OF
  • PRESIDENCY, QUALIFICATIONS FOR
  • PRESIDENCY, ROLE IN THE AMENDING PROCESS
  • PRESIDENCY, SUCCESSION
  • PRESIDENCY, TERM LIMITS
  • PRESIDENCY, VETO POWER OF
  • PRESIDENCY, VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE
  • PRICE CONTROLS
  • PRIOR STATE REJECTION OF AMENDMENTS
  • PRIVACY, RIGHT TO
  • PROGRESS AND THE AMENDING PROCESS
  • PROGRESSIVE ERA
  • PROMULGATION OF AMENDMENTS
  • PROPOSAL OF AMENDMENTS
  • PROPOSED AMENDMENTS THAT FAILED
  • PUBLIC CHOICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
  • PUBLIC OPINION AND THE AMENDING PROCESS
  • PUERTO RICO, REPRESENTATION IN ELECTORAL COLLEGE
  • PULITZER, SIDNEY (1934–)
  • R
  • RATIFICATION OF AMENDMENTS
  • RATIFICATION OF THE EXISTING U.S. CONSTITUTION AND FUTURE U.S. CONSTITUTIONS
  • RECALL
  • REFERENDUM
  • REGULATION FREEDOM AMENDMENT
  • REID V. COVERT (1957)
  • RELEVANCE OF CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
  • RELIGIOUS EQUALITY AMENDMENT
  • REPEAL AMENDMENT
  • REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS
  • RESCISSION OF RATIFICATION OF PENDING AMENDMENTS
  • RESPONSIBILITIES
  • REVENUE SHARING
  • REVERENCE FOR THE CONSTITUTION
  • REYNOLDS V. SIMS (1964)
  • RHODE ISLAND V. PALMER
  • RIGHT TO LIFE
  • RIGHT TO WORK
  • RIGID CONSTITUTION
  • ROE V. WADE (1973)
  • ROMNEY, DUSTIN
  • S
  • SABATO, LARRY (1952–)
  • SAFETY-VALVE ANALOGY
  • SCHLAFLY, PHYLLIS (1924–)
  • SCHOULER, JAMES (1839–1920)
  • SCHOOL BUSING
  • SCHOOLS, PUBLIC
  • SCOTT V. SANDFORD (1857)
  • SECESSIONISTS, LIMITING THE RIGHTS OF
  • SECOND AMENDMENT
  • SECRETARY OF STATE
  • SEGREGATION
  • SELF-INCRIMINATION
  • SENECA FALLS CONVENTION (1848)
  • SEPARATION OF POWERS AND THE AMENDING PROCESS
  • SEVENTEENTH AMENDMENT
  • SEVENTH AMENDMENT
  • SHAFROTH-PALMER AMENDMENT
  • SISSON, FRANK ELLIOTT, II
  • SIXTEENTH AMENDMENT
  • SIXTH AMENDMENT
  • SLAUGHTERHOUSE CASES (1873)
  • SLAVEHOLDERS, COMPENSATION TO
  • SLAVERY AND COLONIZATION
  • SLAVERY, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • SLAVERY, FOREIGN COMMERCE
  • SLAVERY, INSURRECTIONS
  • SLAVERY, INTERSTATE COMMERCE
  • SLAVERY, PROTECTION FOR
  • SLAVERY, RETURN OF FUGITIVES
  • SLAVERY, RIGHT TO TRAVEL WITH SLAVES
  • SLAVERY, THE TERRITORIES AND
  • SMITH V. UNION BANK (1831)
  • SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC RIGHTS
  • SOCIAL SECURITY
  • SOCIALIST PARTY OF AMERICA
  • SOUTH CAROLINA V. BAKER (1988)
  • SOVEREIGNTY
  • SPECIAL PROSECUTOR
  • SROTE, LOUIS
  • STABILITY AND THE AMENDING PROCESS
  • STANTON, ELIZABETH CADY (1815–1902)
  • STARE DECISIS
  • STATE LEGISLATORS ARTICLE V CAUCUS
  • STATE–FEDERAL RELATIONS
  • STATES, ADMISSION OF NEW
  • STATES, BOUNDARIES OF
  • STATES, CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION
  • STATES, CONTROL OVER NATURAL RESOURCES
  • STATES, LEGISLATIVE APPORTIONMENT
  • STATES, POLICE POWERS
  • STEVENS, JOHN PAUL (1920–)
  • STORY, JOSEPH (1779–1845)
  • SUBSTANTIVE DUE PROCESS
  • SUBVERSION
  • SUNDQUIST, JAMES (1915–)
  • SUPER-STATUTES
  • SUPERMAJORITIES
  • SUPREME COURT DECISIONS REVERSED BY CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
  • T
  • TAKINGS CLAUSE
  • TARIFFS
  • TAXATION, DIRECT
  • TAXATION, EXPORT
  • TAXATION, INCOME
  • TAXATION, INHERITANCE
  • TAXATION, LAND
  • TAXATION, MAJORITIES NEEDED TO INCREASE
  • TAXATION, PROHIBIT FAILURE TO PURCHASE A GOOD OR SERVICE
  • TAXATION, RETROACTIVE
  • TAXATION, STATE AND FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
  • TAXATION, STATE INCOME TAX OF NONRESIDENTS
  • TAXATION, STATE SECURITIES
  • TENTH AMENDMENT
  • TERM LIMITS
  • TERRITORIES
  • TERRORISM
  • TEXAS V. JOHNSON (1989)
  • THIRD AMENDMENT
  • THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT
  • THREE-FIFTHS CLAUSE
  • THREE-FOURTHS MAJORITY TO RATIFY AMENDMENTS
  • TIEDEMAN, CHRISTOPHER (1857–1904)
  • TIME LIMITS ON AMENDMENTS
  • TITLES OF NOBILITY
  • TRADEMARKS
  • TREASON
  • TREASURY, DEPARTMENT OF
  • TREATIES, RATIFICATION OF
  • TROWER, WILLIAM (1939–)
  • TRUTH-IN-LEGISLATION AMENDMENT
  • TUCKER, ST. GEORGE (1752–1827)
  • TUGWELL, REXFORD (1891–1979)
  • TWELFTH AMENDMENT
  • TWENTIETH AMENDMENT
  • TWENTY-FIFTH AMENDMENT
  • TWENTY-FIRST AMENDMENT
  • TWENTY-FOURTH AMENDMENT
  • TWENTY-SECOND AMENDMENT
  • TWENTY-SEVENTH AMENDMENT
  • TWENTY-SIXTH AMENDMENT
  • TWENTY-THIRD AMENDMENT
  • TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY TO PROPOSE AMENDMENTS
  • U
  • UNAMENDMENTS
  • UNFUNDED FEDERAL MANDATES
  • UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
  • UNITED NATIONS
  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PROPOSED NAME CHANGES
  • UNITED STATES V. CHAMBERS (1934)
  • UNITED STATES V. CRUIKSHANK (1876)
  • UNITED STATES V. EICHMAN (1990)
  • UNITED STATES V. MORRISON (2000)
  • UNITED STATES V. SPRAGUE (1931)
  • UNIVERSAL PEOPLEISM CONSTITUTION
  • UNRATIFIED AMENDMENTS
  • UNWRITTEN CONSTITUTION
  • U.S. TERM LIMITS, INC. V. THORNTON (1995)
  • V
  • VIDAL, GORE (1925–2012)
  • VENERATION FOR THE CONSTITUTION
  • VETO
  • VICE PRESIDENT
  • VICTIMS’ RIGHTS
  • VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY RESOLUTIONS
  • VIRGINIA DECLARION OF RIGHTS
  • VOTING RIGHTS, CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS RELATING TO
  • VOTING RIGHTS, LITERACY TESTS
  • VOTING RIGHTS, RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS
  • W
  • WALLACE, WILLIAM KAY (1886–?)
  • WAR, DECLARATION OF
  • WAR, OPPOSITION TO GOVERNMENT DURING
  • WAR, POWER DURING
  • WAR, PROHIBITION OF
  • WARREN COURT
  • WASHINGTON, GEORGE (1732–1799)
  • WATSON, GREGORY (1960–)
  • WELFARE PAYMENTS, RIGHT TO
  • WILLARD, FRANCES (1839–1898)
  • WILLARD, SIMON, JR. (1795–1874)
  • WILSON, THOMAS WOODROW (1856–1924)
  • WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION
  • WOODHULL, VICTORIA CLAFLIN (1838–1927)
  • WOODWARD, AUGUSTUS B. (1775?–1827)
  • WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS
  • WORLD GOVERNMENT
  • Appendix A. The Constitution of the United States
  • Appendix B. Dates Amendments Were Proposed and Ratified
  • Appendix C. Number of Amendments by Decade
  • Appendix D. Most Popular Amending Proposals by Year and Key Events, and Publications Related to Constitutional Amendments
  • Bibliography
  • List of Cases
  • About the Author